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Bulgarian potatoes too expensive for the EU market

Tons of potatoes were left unharvested in the fields of Bulgaria. Potatoes turned out to be too expensive for the EU because of the small compensation to Bulgarian farmers, according to the Association of Potato Producers in Bulgaria as reported by AgroTimes with reference to Bourgas.

Bulgarian potatoes turned out to be several times more expensive than those grown in other European Union countries, where producers receive serious subsidies.

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Potato growers demanded a meeting with Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and Minister of Agriculture Desislava Taneva.

Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, subsidies provided by the governments of Greece, the Netherlands, Poland, Germany and other countries are many times higher than the subsidies in Bulgaria. In Greece, the subsidy is 2500 euros/hectare, but in Bulgaria – 409 euros/hectare.

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