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Potato processors fear supplies will run out after severe weather

This article was originally published in Foodnews

POTATO processors in northern Europe are bracing themselves for a serious shortage of raw material from the 2010 harvest. The 2010 crop in Germany amounted to 9.8 million tonnes, and the total for the EU-15 was 40.6 million tonnes, which is similar to the very difficult year of 2006, and down 16% and 11% respectively compared with 2009, the German Association of Fruit, Vegetable and Potato Processors (BOGK) said.


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