Potatoes News, 08/14/2020

Heat and sometimes severe drought ensure that many potato fields ripen more quickly. The producers are currently not assuming maximum yields. Clearance is often not possible without irrigation. In southwest Germany in particular, harvesting without prior irrigation is extremely difficult and can only take place in the early morning hours. In the meantime, the producers are also reporting that...

Expert Opinion: 

There is currently a quiet market for processing tubers. After the heat wave caused prices to rise slightly at the beginning of the week, prices fell again during the course of the trading week. Nevertheless, the drought is making the harvest increasingly difficult and, according to the...