ZMP Potatoes News-Cockpit

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Industrial nodules still in high demand

According to the latest assessments by the Chambers of Agriculture and various farmers' associations, potato stocks are significantly lower than last year. In particular, there are between 57 and 70% less goods in the warehouses for processing tubers, which corresponds to around 130,000 tons. The main reason for the current developments is the high demand for chips and processed potato products....
  • stocks scarce
  • High processing numbers
  • Asparagus and barbecue season
  • Late plantings
  • More and more imported potatoes
  • Expected increase in potato cultivation in Germany

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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