Compiled by North American Potato Market News and USDA Agricultural Marketing Service
Updated: Friday, October 19, 2012 12:31 AM
Prices are weekly averages of daily prices. All prices are in dollars per hundredweight (cwt). FWA is a weighted average of shipping point prices for common packs in each area. Weights differ by area. GRI is the Grower Returns Index for each individual area.
FRESH RUSSET POTATO MARKET REPORT
(North American Potato Market News)
(USDA Market News)
Russet consumer bag prices are showing some strength, but the downward pressure on count carton prices continues.
FWA Chg GRI Chg 70 ct Chg 10 lbs. Film Chg
$9.53 -$0.05 $3.59 -$0.04 $9.75 -$1.75 $9.50 $1
$10.12 $0.29 $4.19 $0.18 $12.50 -$0.50 $8 $1.50