Chinese processing approaching 88 million tons

The Chinese government wants a total of 40 percent of Chinese potato production to be sold to the processing industry by 2025.

The Chinese government wants a total of 40 percent of Chinese potato production to be sold to the processing industry by 2025. As the entire potato harvest is estimated to be 220 million tons, this means that a total of 88 million tons of potatoes will be processed annually. This is an enormous amount of French fries, starch and flakes. A tour of a few Chinese potato processing manufacturers shows that this country is already preparing for this impressive processing scenario.

Jaap Delleman

 

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