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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.


  • Euro Potato - 21 March 2007

    Northern European potato prices are falling in both the physical and futures marketsUncertainty for the end of season trend is increasing with buyers currently limiting purchases, although forward...

  • Euro Potato - 17 April 2007

    Markets across Northern Europe remain nervous as end of season approachesLatest Belgian stock figures at historical lowPlanting in Northern Europe makes rapid progress with an end in sight in many...

  • Euro Potato - 01 May 2007

    End of season markets remain firm but some unexpected price pressure developingPlanting across Northern Europe completed well ahead of last yearDry conditions on the continent already leading to...

  • Euro Potato - 01 June 2007

    Unexpected end to the 2006/07 trading season leaves growers confusedConsolidated European industry prepared for shorter supplies at the end of the seasonMarkets currently falling rapidly in price...

  • Euro Potato - 28 June 2007

    End of the 2006/07 trading period suffers rapid price drops2007 crop early processing supplies expected in volume from mid JulyBlight is reported to be a concern across most of Northern Europe

  • Euro Potato - 09 August 2007

    Provisional planting estimates for major EU 5 countriesUpdate on crop conditions across northern EuropeNew import review by country

  • Euro Potato - 30 August 2007

    In Northern Europe crops are maturing two weeks ahead of last year, plants are senescing rapidly and harvest is earlyHigh yields are reported across but quality and storability is still unclearEarly...

  • Euro Potato - 27 September 2007

    EU 15 production estimated to be 5.7% up on last yearHigh yields reported on the continent, although full wastage levels still to be assessedMarkets are firm with prices steady in most countries

  • 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...