Due to the high potato harvest in Poland, the average wholesale price for products in 2020 decreased by 62% compared to 2019 to $ 0,16 per kg.
According to a preliminary estimate of the Central Statistical Office of Poland, the potato harvest in 2020 may reach 8,9 million tons (+ 38% to the 2019 harvest). This figure is 7,3% higher than the average potato harvest in 2016-2018. Although in 2018 and 2019. as a result of the drought, the potato harvest decreased by 18,4% and 11,4%, respectively.
According to the Northwest European Potato Growers Association (NEPG), potato production in Belgium, Germany, France, the Netherlands and the UK could grow by 6,7% compared to 2019.