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Global Food Commodity Prices Decline in July, Yet Levels Remain High

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)’s Food Price Index showed a significant decline in the benchmark for global food commodity...

Canadian Potato Acreage Up Slightly for 2022

Canadian potato farmers planted 385,128 acres this year, up 0.1 per cent from 2021, Statistics Canada said in a release on July 14. Prince Edward...

Wet West Weighs on Canadian Potato Production Outlook

Wet conditions in the west are the dark spot on an otherwise good growing season for potatoes across Canada. While the Maritimes and Eastern Canada...

Rising Production Costs Weigh on Canadian Potato Market

Tight supply spells good news for Canadian potato markets, but rising production costs limit upside. Following pandemic setbacks and trade restrictions, markets for the Canadian...

U.S. Planted Three Per cent Less Potatoes This Year

United States growers planted 910,000 acres of potatoes, down three per cent from 2021's 943,000, the June 2022 acreage report from the United States...

European Potato Acres Rise, Beating Expectations

Acreage predictions before the growing season had potato area in Europe falling, but growers have planted more than expected, a June 28 news release...

Global Food Commodity Prices Decline in July, Yet Levels Remain High

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)’s Food Price Index showed a significant decline in the benchmark for global food commodity...

Canadian Potato Acreage Up Slightly for 2022

Canadian potato farmers planted 385,128 acres this year, up 0.1 per cent from 2021, Statistics Canada said in a release on July 14. Prince Edward...

Wet West Weighs on Canadian Potato Production Outlook

Wet conditions in the west are the dark spot on an otherwise good growing season for potatoes across Canada. While the Maritimes and Eastern Canada...

Rising Production Costs Weigh on Canadian Potato Market

Tight supply spells good news for Canadian potato markets, but rising production costs limit upside. Following pandemic setbacks and trade restrictions, markets for the Canadian...

U.S. Planted Three Per cent Less Potatoes This Year

United States growers planted 910,000 acres of potatoes, down three per cent from 2021's 943,000, the June 2022 acreage report from the United States...

European Potato Acres Rise, Beating Expectations

Acreage predictions before the growing season had potato area in Europe falling, but growers have planted more than expected, a June 28 news release...