ZMP Cockpit – News Summary

Table potato market just barely balanced

The demand for fresh table potatoes continues to pick up, the supply remains small this week. Buyers are more willing to compromise when it comes to the look of potatoes. Regional premiums are paid for chilled goods. Polish merchants in Germany, in particular, are once again buying food exports, but demand from the Czech Republic has not yet returned to what it was before Christmas. From the UK,...
  • Export demand good
  • GB is looking for potatoes in Europe
  • Foreseeable excess demand for food
  • mild temperatures cause storage problems
  • High inventories in the Netherlands
  • Warehouse-critical goods continue to enter the market

ZMP Market Analyses

  • The quotes for processing potatoes

    Since the middle of November the price index for processing potatoes is listed on the EEX in Leipzig again. This index represents the average spot market quotations for goods that are free (from farm stock) the standard varieties for prompt delivery in the Western European countries. Through this index and the futures market prices, the market...

  • Market situation for processing potatoes

    The potato crop in Western Europe was completed in the last few days. The mostly weak this year qualities and yields could be harvested thus at least completely. From the individual countries, the statistical authorities so after report the estimated results that indicate a...

  • The courses at the tipping point?

    On the potato futures market the courses are in recent weeks increasingly under pressure. The Rodearbeiten progressed very well until mid-October with nearly ideal conditions, so that the processors had no difficulties with the supply contract goods. The income and strength...

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