The general indications of the current harvest, which has started recently, shows that the European potato starch crop will be 15 to 20 per cent lower than average crops.
Global supply of wheat and corn are in a similar situation due to abnormal weather conditions. The market prices are high and very volatile.
Due to these circumstances starch prices are rapidly rising worldwide.
.@AHDB_Potatoes' first provisional estimate of total production in GB for the 2016 crop year is 5.22 million tons… https://t.co/ObUrB3sLza
Asia-Pacific Is the Fastest-growing Region in the Industrial #Starch Market, according to @marketsmarkets… https://t.co/fVYO9xUnsz