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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

Daily Market Prices

Please find the top 4 fresh produce market's prices below.

wdt_ID Market 07 December 2021 (R/10kg) 06 December 2021 (R/10kg) Difference

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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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Potato product exports [News, CHIPS]

South Africa has a dual agricultural sector comprising of highly developed commercial producers as well as small-scale or subsistence-based producers. The gross value of agriculture in South Africa was reported at US$21.6 million in 2018, which translates to around R30,8…

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Prokon Statistics for October 2021

"The inspections on potatoes conducted on fresh produce is set out in the schedule below: The following data was received for October 2021 from all Fresh Produce markets." For the Prokon Statistics for October, click here. To read the Prokon…

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Cultivar prices

For more information on cultivar prices for Joburg and Tshwane markets: October 2019 - October 2021, click here.

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Potato Price Update [News, kykNET]

This insightful kykNET news broadcast sheds light on potato prices. It does this by sharing Potatoes South Africa statistics with the public and potato industry. To view the full kykNET news bulletin (in Afrikaans), click here.

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SAWAU Congress on 28 October 2021.
SAWAU Congress on 28 October 2021. Photo by Phindiwe Nkosi.
SAWAU Congress on 28 October 2021. Photo by Phindiwe Nkosi.

Spudding roots at the South African Women Agricultural Union Congress

Potatoes SA’s Marketing Department exhibited and presented at the South African Women Agricultural Union (SAWAU) Congress held on 28 October 2021 at Saint George’s Hotel and Conference Centre. What made this event memorable was that it took place on SAWAU’s…

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