04 October 2022
'Europe will turn to imports to cover demand'.
HOT dry weather during the growing season in most potato production countries has had a severe effect on potatoes and the global supply is predicted to be lower, as most countries appear to be expecting a slightly to significantly lower yield.
There is also a reluctance to store the crop while energy prices are so high.
It's anticipated that Europe in particular will have to turn to imports to cover the high demand on the market this season. Fresh Plaza recently included a full breakdown on trade feedback which can be viewed on our features page here.