In the free market environment of the potato industry, access to reliable and timely information is crucial for achieving success. Potatoes South Africa recognises this need and provides a comprehensive professional information service that meets the industry’s requirements.

Our information service is designed to deliver reliable, relevant, and up-to-date data that enables strategic decision-making on a daily basis, particularly during the critical production and marketing seasons. We understand that informed decisions are essential for all industry stakeholders to navigate the dynamic landscape of the potato market.

Potatoes South Africa’s industry information system encompasses the collection, interpretation, and dissemination of industry-related information. Our primary objective is to empower all role players with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions. By providing greater transparency, we contribute to the overall efficiency and competitiveness of the potato industry.

With our commitment to delivering accurate and timely information, Potatoes South Africa supports the industry in staying informed, anticipating market trends, and seizing opportunities. We strive to be a trusted source of industry-related data, ensuring that our stakeholders have the insights they need to thrive in the ever-evolving potato market.

Potatoes SA App

Stay informed and connected to the dynamic world of the potato industry with just a few taps on your smartphone or tablet. Our industry app is a one-stop solution for accessing comprehensive and up-to-date industry data, market trends, and essential information.

Download the App from apple app store, google play store or scan the QR code with your phone to get the app.


Market Commentary

Stay informed and make data-driven decisions

Our monthly market commentary provides valuable insights into the potato industry. It offers a comprehensive overview of key market indicators, including comparative volumes sold per year, historical potato harvest sizes, average yield per hectare, price barometer, and price movements in selected markets.

Together, let’s drive the success and growth of the potato industry through access to reliable, relevant, and transparent information.

Discover the Power of Data

Our commitment to excellence extends to our comprehensive data collection and analysis. By leveraging advanced technologies, we gather daily and weekly data to keep you informed about the latest trends shaping the potato market. From production statistics to consumer preferences, Potato SA is your go-to resource for accurate and up-to-date information.

Unmatched Expertise

Backed by a team of industry experts, Potato SA ensures that you have access to valuable expertise. Our insights go beyond raw data, providing you with a deeper understanding of market dynamics, challenges, and opportunities. Whether you're a producer, distributor, or industry stakeholder, our expertise is tailored to meet your specific needs.

Stay Ahead of the Curve

In the fast-paced world of agriculture, staying ahead of the curve is crucial. Potato SA equips you with the knowledge and tools to make informed decisions that drive success. Our commitment to transparency and accuracy empowers you to navigate the market with confidence.


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Market Regulation

Our aim is to offer you more than just information — we're committed to ensuring that you are always positioned at the cutting edge of legislative advancements in the dynamic potato industry.

At Potatoes SA we offer:

Real-time regulatory insights
Help navigating the legal landscape
Stakeholder advocacy, championing the interests of the industry
Strategic empowerment, transforming compliance into an instrumental catalyst for enduring success.


Whether you find yourself in the role of a potato farmer, processor, distributor, or any other capacity within the expansive potato industry, our legislation section stands as an invaluable resource. This dedicated section is designed to ensure you remain consistently updated and well-informed about the latest developments, providing crucial insights tailored to your specific involvement in the potato sector.

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