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Euro Potato

Euro Potato provides a review of crops and markets from the major potato growing countries in northern Europe and beyond.

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  • Euro Potato - 1 November 2007

    2007 harvest completed over Northern Europe, slightly later than usualHigh yields in most continental countries with wastage lower than last yearFirm markets currently reported despite news of larger...

  • Euro Potato - 13 December 2007

    EU 5 Ware potato production up 8% on 2006 from an increased planted area of 2%With adequate supplies available predictions are for limited price increases in the new year on continental...

  • Euro Potato - 07 February 2008

    Northern European markets remain stableStocks are high but moving well, particularly from contracts2008 crop area estimates in Northern Europe similar to 2007Israeli imports to UK expected to be...

  • Euro Potato - 11 March 2008

    High stock levels are placing price pressure on continental marketsProcessors in Northern Europe continue to work to capacityLower 2008 planting levels predicted in EU 5 countries

  • Euro Potato - 11 April 2008

    Delayed planting across Northern Europe helps lift marketsExport trade to the East is increasing and lifting demand for maincrop stockNew crop imports to GB remain limited with deliveries behind last...

  • Euro Potato - 15 May 2008

    Dull continental markets are changing with livelier movement and rising pricesTraders are looking for maincrop supplies to last until JulyLower planted area for 2008 crop expected across Northern...

  • Euro Potato - 19 June 2008

    2007 crop trading is drawing to a close with prices easing as remaining stocks are cleared2008 early crop harvest is starting to increase and prices are easing slowlyFirst early processing crops are...

  • Euro Potato - 17 July 2008

    July is the month for change in trading seasons but the transition this year appears less smooth than usual2007 maincrop is surprisingly still being traded in some countries2008 new crops are later...

  • Euro Potato - 21 August 2008

    Lower planted area expected on continent but yields expected to vary between countriesFrench maincrop production figures estimated to be lower than in 2007Latest Dutch yield predictions slightly...

  • Euro Potato - 23 September 2008

    Estimated EU 5 consumption production 4% lower than 2007Steadier markets across Northern Europe as movement to store gains paceHarvest conditions becoming excellent with rapid progress taking place

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