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October 10, 2022 | News

HZPC results back on course in uncertain times

Dutch potato breeding company HZPC announces that after a challenging 2020/2021 fiscal year, the company has managed to bring its results back on course.

September 27, 2022 | Articles

An overview of monthly ware trade

Worldwide late season demand for ware potatoes.

November 24, 2021 | Articles

The vital role of the potato in saving the planet

World leaders recently gathered in Glasgow, Scotland for the COP26 climate change conference – COP stands for Conference of the Parties and the event was the 26th meeting. The event is attended by countries who have signed the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which was introduced in 1994 and aims to keep average…

September 23, 2021 | Articles

World frozen fry trade back on track

Global frozen trade is recovering and could soon reach pre-pandemic levels despite the virus being far from under control, writes Cedric Porter, editor of World Potato Markets.

June 04, 2021 | Articles

World potato production reaches new highs

Global potato production is at record levels, according to latest figures from the UN Food & Agriculture Organisation. Data collection delays mean that the latest figures cover 2019. They show a 1.4% increase in output to 370.437 million tonnes, just ahead of the 2017 and 2014 world potato harvests. The area producing potatoes was up…

February 26, 2021 | Articles

Shoppers turn to potatoes during lockdown

The main bright spot for the world potato industry during the last year of turmoil has been the increased demand for potatoes at home. Restrictions on the opening of restaurants, schools and workplaces has meant people have had to eat more food at home. Many have appreciated the value, versatility and tastiness of potatoes and…

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