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Potato consumption remains strong as the cold snap continues and those with quality stock find it easier to move their product.
By Eleanor McBennett on 15 February 2018
Many retail outlets are reporting an increase of up to 5% on last year’s potato sales.
By Eleanor McBennett on 01 February 2018
Farmgate prices for potatoes are stable and need to remain so as storage costs begin to mount.
By Eleanor McBennett on 25 January 2018
Overall, saleable yield of potatoes will be similar to last year.
By Eleanor McBennett on 18 January 2018
Positive market for traditional varieties including Kerrs Pink and Golden Wonder potatoes continues
By Eleanor McBennett on 11 January 2018
After the Christmas demand for potatoes, orders continue to remain reasonable this week.
By Eleanor McBennett on 04 January 2018
Anger among potato growers, as a number of retailers have discounted potatoes again this week as they jostle for customer footfall.
By Eleanor McBennett on 21 December 2017
The recent bad weather has helped significantly increase potato orders this week.
By Eleanor McBennett on 14 December 2017
Potato sales are reported to be very strong, with good movement in all outlets.
By Eleanor McBennett on 07 December 2017
The recent cold snap and dark evenings have ensured a steady demand for potatoes.
By Contributor on 30 November 2017
Potato harvest 2017 expected to end up with similar production levels to 2016.
By Eleanor McBennett on 23 November 2017
My Farming Week: Graham Sweeney, Mills of Louth, Co Louth
Co Louth potato and grain farmer Graham Sweeney talks to Patrick Donohoe about his farming week and the difficult potato market.
By Patrick Donohoe on 21 November 2017
Estimates are that 10% of the potato area is still to be cleared, with bad weather hampering harvesting.
By Eleanor McBennett on 16 November 2017
Increase in the volumes of potatoes on the market may lead to some pressure.
By Eleanor McBennett on 09 November 2017
Progress with potato harvest remains very slow due to the underlying wet conditions. However, prices remain steady.
By Eleanor McBennett on 02 November 2017
With continued bad weather over last weekend, very little progress in the potato harvest has been made during the week.
By Eleanor McBennett on 26 October 2017
Potato yields will be affected due to the adverse harvesting conditions.
By Eleanor McBennett on 19 October 2017
National Potato Day waa one of the top trending items on social media last Friday.
By Eleanor McBennett on 12 October 2017
Wet conditions continue to interrupt harvesting of potatoes in all parts of the country
By Eleanor McBennett on 05 October 2017
Variable weather continues to disrupt lifting of main-crop potatoes around the country.
By Eleanor McBennett on 28 September 2017
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