Free-buy potato markets in the UK continue to see pressure on prices. Increasingly available supply for markets has met a widespread muted level of demand, writes Alex Cook in the latest issue of AHDB’s Potato Weekly report.
Trade has remained on a steady level, consisting of mostly repeat orders. Contracted movement continues to dominate potato markets with a smaller level of free-buy tonnage reported. Cooler temperatures brought some small instances of fresh demand.
Frequent bands of rainfall fell across the country, though somewhat welcomed, has paused lifting for many growers. Those on lighter lands saw a day or two