Vegetable harvest in EU suffers from drought

Prolonged drought in Europe has caused serious problems in vegetable cultivation; harvests of peas, beans, onions, zucchini, and spinach reduced the most.  With the hot and dry weather continuing throughout July, the situation for vegetable growers and processors became the hardest over the last for...

Locked content Polish farmers may continue protests

Farmers, who protested in Warsaw on Friday, said they will continue demonstrations if Prime Minister does not reply to their petition, the leader of Association of Potato and Vegetable Producers Michał Kołodziejczak said. “We have already talked with the Ministry of Agriculture and we know tha...

Locked content Symbio Polska lowers 2018 sales forecast

Symbio Polska targets sales of frozen vegetables and fruit at PLN 12 million in 2018 compared to PLN 16.5 million estimated earlier. The company expects 2018 revenue from retail sales at PLN 11 million versus PLN 17.3 million seen before. The pressure of suppliers from outside the European Union in ...

Locked content GUS: Poland to increase vegetable production by 17%

According to data forecasts released by Poland’s Central Statistical Office (GUS), Poland’s vegetable production in 2016 will reach 4.4 million metric tons, which means a 17 percent growth year-on-year. Polish farmers are expected to harvest more than 1 million tons of white cabbage (a 17 percent ri...

Locked content Additional EU support for fruit and vegetable growers

The European Commission has decided to spend another €165 million in helping farmers get back costs due to lost fruit and vegetable exports to Russia. This comes on top of a €125 million fund already doled out for withdrawal of products. This time the fund will set more stringent country and product...

Locked content EU may help Polish fruit and vegetable growers

The European Commission does not rule out a helping hand to Polish farmers who may suffer due to the Russian embargo on Polish fruit and vegetables. A motion from the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Marek Sawicki regarding the matter has been sent to the EU Commission. EU Commission sp...