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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.

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.

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.

4 September 2020

The week has been described as relatively quiet across the board, with many supplies across all sector utilised mainly on contract.

4 September 2020

Processing potatoes supply is still outweighing the reduced demand on the domestic market.

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