Potatoes News, October 8th, 2021

Not only in this country did the inconsistent weather make clearing more difficult for potato growers, but also in Belgium the alternation between wet and dry conditions led to the fact that many soils were hardened. Accordingly, many stands had to be watered again in order to enable gentle clearing. The Fowad and PCA associations report that around 20% of the areas have so far been harvested...

Expert Opinion: 

The decreasing supply pressure ensures a stable price structure. On the stock exchange, too, prices showed firmer tendencies. Disease pressure and problems with storage could further reduce the quantities. At the same time, export business has increased and gives the market additional support....