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Potatoes South Africa

Potatoes South Africa is a non-profit company incorporated under the South African Companies Act No 71 of 2008 whose main objective is to serve, protect and promote the interests of the South African potato industry.

In terms of its role in the potato industry, Potatoes South Africa operates as an organisation and its structure represents a network of participating role players and individuals who have the development and competitiveness of the industry at heart.

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+27 (0)12 349 1906
6 De Havilland Crescent, Persequor Techno Park, Persequor, Park Pretoria

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Tom Burke cultivar trial and spacing trial display on 12 November 2021. Photo by Chantel du Raan, Researcher at Potatoes South Africa.
Tom Burke cultivar trial and spacing trial display on 12 November 2021. Photo by Chantel du Raan, Researcher at Potatoes South Africa.
Tom Burke cultivar trial and spacing trial display on 12 November 2021. Photo by Chantel du Raan, Researcher at Potatoes South Africa.
Tom Burke cultivar trial and spacing trial display on 12 November 2021. Photo by Chantel du Raan, Researcher at Potatoes South Africa.
Tom Burke cultivar trial and spacing trial display on 12 November 2021. Photo by Chantel du Raan, Researcher at Potatoes South Africa.
Tom Burke cultivar trial and spacing trial display on 12 November 2021. Photo by Chantel du Raan, Researcher at Potatoes South Africa.

Tom Burke trials feedback

The Research Depart of Potatoes South Africa played an active role in the Tom Burke cultivar trial and spacing trial display on 12 November 2021. The findings of this endeavor will be of great benefit to the potato industry and…

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Tom Burke cultivar trial. Photos by Chantel du Raan, Researcher at Potatoes South Africa.
Tom Burke cultivar trial. Photos by Chantel du Raan, Researcher at Potatoes South Africa.

Tom Burke cultivar trial

The Tom Burke cultivar trial which included 13 cultivars, was harvested on 4 November 2021 at Ratho Boerdery.

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Jano Bezuidenhout (Information Specialist), Willie Jacobs (CEO) and Herman Haak (Regional Manager) from Potatoes South Africa at the Groentoer Petrusburg on 18 November 2021. Photo by Phindiwe Nkosi (Marketing Specialist).
Groentoer Petrusburg in the Free State province on 18 November 2021. Photo by Phindiwe Nkosi.

Groentoer Petrusburg grows from strength to strength

“The significance of this day cannot be understated. This is where we – various industry stakeholders – come together to network, get frontrow seats of planted potato trials, and learn from each other. It is events such as these that…

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Harvest SA

The latest edition of Harvest SA (Nov/Dec 2021), South Africa's top international award winning agricultural magazine, features the contribution of potatoes to the health of the nation, festive recipes, industry tips, events and current agricultural advancements. For the latest edition…

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Market Commentary Report (October 2021)

The average weekly price ended on R48,30 per 10 kg bag on 05 November 2021. The average weekly price has decreased by 7,40% (week on week) since daily stock level increased during October 2021.  For more information on the Market…

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Average weekly prices

For the average weekly prices and volumes for 10kg bags of potatoes sold on selected markets from selected production regions for the time period: 08 to 12 November 2021, click here.

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Nitrogen and potassium nutrition [News, CHIPS]

The potato is a highly productive crop with rapid dry matter accumulation over a short period of time. However, it has a high nutrient demand and to ensure successful production, sufficient nutrients need to be supplied by means of a…

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