The Alliance for Potato Research and Education (APRE) is pleased to announce the launch of its new website at www.apre.org
APRE, a not-for-profit research and education organization established one year ago today,
is 100% dedicated to expanding and translating research into science-based policy and
education initiatives on the role of all forms of the potato – a nutritious vegetable – in a
The APRE website is designed as the go-to online resource for all nutrition science related to
the potato, notes APRE President and CEO, Maureen Storey, PhD. "Our mission is to
provide accessible, science-based information that will help a core audience of professionals
in the nutrition science and health communities to understand the nutritional benefits that
potatoes and potato foods can bring to the American diet," she says.
"The new website is an easy-to-use resource for registered dietitians and medical
practitioners, such as medical doctors, nurses and physician assistants, aimed at keeping
these professionals well informed about new scientific data related to the potato prepared in
all forms," Storey adds.
Visitors will have access to a wealth of regularly updated news and information on the site,
including original scientific briefs, a video library featuring potato nutrition advice from registered dietitians, and comprehensive industry and government links.
Other features include ongoing updates about APRE's partnerships with USDA's MyPlate and the American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' Kids Eat Right program, a full calendar of scientific and
professional conferences, meetings, and more.