Average price for UK potatoes down by £1.66 per ton

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21 May 2021
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Average price for UK potatoes down by £1.66 per ton

THE GB weekly average price for UK potatoes is down £1.66 to £186.84 per ton according to latest AHDB statistics, with the average free-buy price down £8.10 to £151.53 per ton.

The WAPS values are weighted averages calculated from volume and value data from all market sectors. The average price includes both free-buy and contract purchases. The free-buy price includes free-buy data only.

This week's overall and free-buy price is a non-validated price owing to primary data thresholds not being met, the organisation states.

WAPS price slightly down
Overall price gained £2.93/t
Overall WAPS price drops slightly
Slight increase in average price
Contracted is driver for slight price increase
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