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Early chips potatoes hit the market

In the north-west in particular, the first quantities of the Premiere variety are being loaded. Overall, however, there is a hesitant development in all parts of the republic, as well as in the Netherlands and Belgium. Most of the varieties are more or less lagging behind in their development. The prices for the early varieties are currently between 16 and 17 euros. The factories currently make...
  • Quality concerns
  • Delayed ripening, later start of harvest
  • improved demand for fried potatoes
  • Declining acreage
  • Worry about delta variant
  • Growing conditions mostly very positive

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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