Key vendors of potato harvesting equipment are Spudnik Equipment Company, Lockwood, Double L, The Grimme Group & Advanced Farm Equipment, according to the report “Global Potato Harvesters Market Size, Market Share, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Growth Trends, Key Players, Competitive Strategies and Forecasts – 2014 to 2022” recently published by Research and Markets.
The global market for potato harvesters is expected to witness a significant growth through the forecast period with rising demand for organic food across the world. This has increased the production of potatoes globally. Farmers are looking for advanced solutions in order to improve farm productivity and profit margins.
This has increased the demand for potato harvesters in the last few years. This trend is expected to continue with improving farm income and further rising demand for organic food products. In addition, increasing mechanization of farm activities in Asia Pacific and African countries is also expected to spur the demand for potato harvesters from these regions.
Truck mounted potato harvester is the largest product category in term of both revenue and unit shipments in 2014. This segment is expected to witness significant demand from with rising mechanization farm activities in Asia Pacific, Latin America and Africa. Self-propelled potato harvester segment is predicted to be the fastest growing product category through the forecast period 2016 – 2022. Large size farmers are investing in advanced technologies in order to improve net yield and harvesting capacity of their farms. This is influencing the demand for self-propelled potato harvesters, according to the researchers.