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It’s harvest time and the chips are down for potato producers in northern France where a long summer drought could see French spuds shrink in size and volume.
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A raccolta ultimata di patate nel Fucino, si possono trarre le prime conclusioni positive sia in termine di rese di produzione e di qualità, costantemente sopra la media, sia allo sviluppo di incremento di richieste che di prezzi.
Prices on the potato market are currently at a fairly high level. “The processing industry is currently driving prices up, that’s our biggest competitor.
On a European level, there has been a decrease in potato production. Italy registered a 5% drop in their production.
In Mid-September, the Verenigde Telers Akkerbouw or VTA did a test potato grubbing according to a set protocol among its members.
The potato mop-top virus was discovered in potatoes grown on two Canterbury properties last month.