February 2023 Holding Reports
Total Canadian Potato Storage Holdings on February 1, 2023 are down slightly (-1.8%) over 2022 numbers for the same period, but are still 5.8% above the 3-yr. average, mostly due to the increased size of the crop in the last two years. Based on the disappearance figures, there were 10.9 million cwt of potatoes shipped from storage in January 2023, 9.7% higher than in January 2022 and 14.7% higher than pre-covid (2019) numbers. Most provinces saw a decrease in shipments of Fresh potatoes in January, typical post holiday, with the exception of Quebec, Manitoba and Alberta, however all provinces shipped more processing potatoes in January over December and in the Seed sector Alberta had a good increase in shipments for January, with most other provinces on par for seed shipments compared to December.
Please see the following reports for details.
Canadian Potato Storage Total Holdings Feb 1 2023
Canadian Potato Storage Fresh Holdings Feb 1 2023
Canadian Potato Storage Processing Holdings Feb 1, 2023