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Dutch processing potatoes sold on the Ukrainian fresh market

The Netherlands has begun supplying potatoes, originally intended for processing, to the Ukraine, according to a report published by the Russian based potato news website, Potato System.

Due to the closure of restaurants, cafes and hotels during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, the production of french fries has effectively stalled for the time being in the Netherlands and Belgium. Market analysts estimate the glut of processing potatoes to be around 2 million tons.

Meanwhile, the Dutch government announced a commitment of

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