Kartoffeln Cockpit, 06.09.2019

The fact that there are always enough potatoes during the harvest is the reason why it is so quiet right now. The super-regional demand is calm and prices are under pressure. So is everything normal? Or do we have to adjust to troubled times now? Consumption of fresh potatoes has been particularly pronounced this summer; more than usual, because the heat prevented hunger for hot dishes. This...

Expert Opinion: 

Since mid-August, there are no new news from the potato market that could influence the mood. The April 20 futures contract on the EEX in Leipzig is a good barometer for this. Prices on this maturity have been in the range of 13 to 14.6 € / dd for a good three weeks. Sales were low in the last...