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COVID-19

COVID-19

Europatat Congress 2020 is cancelled
Europatat, the European Potato Trade Association, regrets to inform that the Europatat Congress 2020, scheduled to take place on 11 and 12 June in Brussels, will be cancelled following the escalation of COVID-19 crisis in Europe.
Thursday, March 26, 2020
First new potatoes on Malta harvested
Kees Schouten, from Altena Potatoes: 'The question is how the market will respond to new potatoes in these turbulent times'.
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Fairfields Farm launch free potato delivery service
Essex potato farmers have responded to the coronavirus crisis by setting up a free home delivery service for the local community.
Vrije markt voor aardappelen ingestort door coronavirus
Due to COVID-19 the free market of potatoes has completely collapsed. The PCA/Fiwap and the Belgapom price quotation has been suspended because of a lack of transactions on the free market of potatoes.
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
El coronavirus convulsiona la campaña de patata
Desde la Asociación de Productores se llama, una vez más, al escalonado de las siembras para evitar el colapso del mercado en el momento del arranque.
McDonald's UK and Ireland close all restaurants - including Drive Thru and takeout
While in response to COVID-19 risks restaurants in many regions are offering Drive Thru, takeout and/or delivery only, fast food Chain McDonald'sUK and Ireland has closed its restaurants altogether - including Drive Thru and take-away.
Irish Farm Center Potato Market Update for March 2020
With the COVID-19 situation developing over the past week demand across all sectors has been mixed. Demand from retailers this week has soared and is reportedly as high as the Christmas period when trade normally peaks.
2020 CPMA Convention and Trade Show Cancelled
In light of the rapid escalation of safety precautions to decrease the transmission of COVID-19, the CPMA Board of Directors and 2020 CPMA Convention and Trade Show Organizing Committee have made the difficult decision to cancel the event.
Monday, March 23, 2020