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Types of chips are becoming scarce

In the market for processing potatoes, market participants report that the range of high-quality types of chips in particular has decreased significantly and that the price structure there has developed somewhat more favorably. Overall, however, there is still hardly any interest in fries raw material. No impulses are currently expected from the catering industry and the out-of-home business...
  • Short supply of types of chips
  • Declining inventories
  • Declining cultivation forecasts
  • No need for free quantities
  • Corona pandemic
  • Weak exports

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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