UPDATE: IDAHO POTATO MARKET
April 10, 2020
The Idaho potato market has stabilized. Demand for retail bags remains strong; weaker foodservice carton demand was the force driving down prices over the past three weeks.
Expect a relatively unchanged carton market for the rest of the season
Retail sales are forecast to slump while consumers use the potatoes they purchased in bulk in March
Increased carton sales are predicted when restaurants to reopen
New crop planting is wrapping up; harvesting is schedule to start in early August
Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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