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Arizona Red Potatoes available from May 10th from Pinto Creek

Red Potatoes will be available from May 10th from Pinto Creek Co., LLC in Eloy, Arizona.

Potandon Produce L.L.C., the exclusive marketing agent for Pinto Creek Co., LLC in Eloy, Arizona, has announced that its fresh potato season will begin on Thursday, May 10th, 2018.

Early season growing conditions did delay this year’s crop, but did not impact quality. Red potatoes will be available on the 10th, with yellows available on the following Monday; May 14th. Potandon will also distribute Arizona-grown potatoes from their Idaho Falls, Idaho cross-dock facility starting approximately May 18th.

Dick Thomas, Senior VP of Sales reported that overall acreage has remained fairly consistent with the last two years, with a slight increase in mini potato acres to meet additional demand.

Pinto Creek is a PRIMUS certified facility with a full-time Quality Assurance person on-site daily. The packing facility has seen steady improvement over the past decade with the addition of a new storage facility and modernized grading and sizing equipment.

The Pinto Creek team commitment to excellence has elevated their status to one of the premier red and yellow potato packing sheds in the nation.