Latest Potato News

29 September 2020

Eight new amendments to the seed potato industry’s assurance scheme will come into force this week

28 September 2020

Consumers are using many tactics in store and at home to save money.

28 September 2020

In this article we take a look at how continuity deals have developed in the last 12 months and how the release of the new UK Global Tariff (UKGT) has affected these developments.

25 September 2020

New restrictions introduced within UK that came into force on Thursday have sparked anxiety that there could be a strangulation of demand within some sectors of the industry.

21 September 2020

Imports and exports of fresh potatoes in July 2020 were down year-on-year. For processed potato products the story was slightly different. An increased volume of processed potato products have moved out of the UK but less imported compared to previous Julys.

21 September 2020

Recently (11th September), the UK government announced that the UK-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement had been agreed in principle by the two parties.

18 September 2020

• Contracted material has accounted for the vast majority of trade taking place over the last week. Free-buy markets remain lacklustre overall.

17 September 2020

Our marketing campaign reminded consumers about the ease of use, versatility and health benefits of potatoes.

16 September 2020

Estimated out-of-home volumes are yet to return to growth for most sectors

11 September 2020

From the end of March, through the beginning of the ‘new crop’ season back in July and for the near future, prices for chipping material have fallen to lower levels than in previous season openings. We examine the supply and demand side for chipping markets.

11 September 2020

This week has seen free-buy trade fall once again. Movement of supplies on contract continues to hold the majority in potato markets. Repeat orders, in some cases with lower volumes, form the common comments this week rather than fresh demand.

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