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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 - 19 February 2009

    EU continental markets remain flat and price pressure is developingBoost to export trade required in order to lift ware marketsBelgian and French stock figures for end January higher than in 2008New...

  • Euro Potato - 19 March 2009

    A brief look at Credit Crunch challenges for European potatoesSummary of Northern Europe market developmentsMost countries are seeing price pressure with little indication of increases during late...

  • Euro Potato - 30 April 2009

    Northern European markets make gains as end of maincrop season approachesLatest stock estimates from Belgium and Holland indicate similar levels to last yearExcellent conditions for 2009 crop...

  • Euro Potato - 27 May 2009

    Northern European markets shown a steady end to the maincrop seasonExport trade is coming to a close with limited demand from Eastern Europe remainingPlanted area for 2009 expected to increase...

  • Euro Potato - 30 June 2009

    NEPG estimates EU 5 Ware planting for 2009 up 1.7%Maincrop trade coming to an end with no end of season price lift reportedEarly processing crops ahead of last year with lifting starting in Belgium

  • Euro Potato - 30 July 2009

    Update on planting estimates in Netherlands Belgium and GBEarly processing harvesting continues with loading pressure developingPrices continue to fall in most countries for early processing and...

  • Euro Potato - 28 August 2009

    A look ahead at latest developments on Northern European crops and marketsLower than expected yield test estimates in France and BelgiumDrier weather during August appears to be changing the mood for...

  • Euro Potato - 30 September 2009

    Views on which direction European market prices will develop remains dividedHigh dry matter levels, difficult lifting conditions and a possible increase in wastage reported across Northern...

  • Euro Potato - 28 October 2009

    Quality and wastage issues are starting to influence Northern European marketsCrop statistics published in Belgium and the Netherlands increase uncertainty for prospects aheadHarvest almost completed...

  • Euro Potato - 19 November 2009

    Prospects for Northern European markets remain uncertain due to quality concernsProduction estimate from Belgium is 9.5% higher than last yearMarketing of poorer material is maintaining pressure on...

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