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19 June 2020

Free-buy demand across all sectors is generally reported down week on week.

12 June 2020

Free buy demand across all sectors this week seems lacklustre, with all sectors reporting to have been very quiet in general. There is a belief among many that the successive weeks of good weather have curbed consumer demand for potatoes in general.

5 June 2020

Demand remains strong for good quality M Piper in the packing sector. But free-buy trade in other sectors seems to have lessened this week.

5 June 2020

The release of the end-March stocks estimate did enable the UK domestic market to encapsulate the partial impact that the coronavirus is having on the potato industry.

4 June 2020

The month of May has been relatively static across the industry in general. The initial lockdown caused a divergence in demand between the retail and food service sector.

29 May 2020

Packing Maris Piper and Whites still hold firm for top quality material.

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