ZMP Potatoes News-Cockpit

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The change of season is on the horizon

The seasonal change is evident on the potato market as a whole. There are hardly any buyers in the chip industry who are interested in free goods for processing potatoes from the old harvest. Free lots are still sold in the flake and granulate industry. On the fields, there was a clear difference between irrigated and non-irrigated areas. The latter are increasingly suffering from heat stress....
  • increasing demand expected
  • drought stress
  • Start of harvest new potatoes
  • Food from Spain

ZMP Market Analyses

  • Veredelungskortoffeln

    (Text and graphics by Hans Jürgen Hölzmann, agricultural engineer, Meckenheim, February 21, 2020) Every year in February the buyers offer the new contracts for the bearing types for the "french raw material" such as B. Agria, Callenger and Fontane. Depending on the market situation, the conditions for fixed-price contracts change...

  • 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...

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