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Potato News from Colorado

LaJoie and Davenport Appointed to Lead Potatoes USA Industry Outreach Committee
Jay LaJoie of Van Buren, Maine and Jason Davenport of Arvin, California were appointed to the Potatoes USA Executive Committee on March 16, 2017 and will co-chair the Industry Outreach Committee.
Potatoes USA International Marketing Committee Meeting Overview
The Potatoes USA international marketing committee met prior to the Annual Meeting in Denver March 15 & 16. The committee heard how U.S. potato exports have grown 183% in the past 20 years and now account for close to 20% of production.
Potatoes USA Elects New Leadership During 2017 Annual Meeting
The Potatoes USA grower membership elected new leadership during its Annual Meeting held in Denver earlier this month.
Potatoes USA Board Members for 2017 Sworn in during Annual Meeting
The Potatoes USA Board Members for 2017 were sworn in during its Annual Meeting in Denver Colorado.
New Potato Nutrition Facts Label in the United States
Potatoes USA has developed an updated new Nutrition Facts Label for fresh potatoes to meet updated FDA guidance.
Lindsey Dodgen joins Potatoes USA as Assistant Marketing Manager
Lindsey Dodgen is Potatoes USA’s newest team member, joining the team as the Assistant Marketing Manager supporting the Retail, Market Access, Seed, Reputation Management, and Industry Outreach Programs.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
How Potatoes USA is restructuring the Alliance for Potato Research and Education (APRE)
During the Potatoes USA Summer Meeting held in Seattle August 10, it was announced that the Alliance for Potato Research and Education (APRE) has been restructured in an effort to minimize overhead costs and expand research on potato nutrition.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Rachael Lynch Joins Potatoes USA as Global Marketing Manager
Potatoes USA is pleased to announce Rachael Lynch has joined its staff as a Global Marketing Manager for institutional foodservice
Pass the Potato Salad this summer
There is good news for potato salad lovers just as the season for chilled potatoes officially heats up. New research published in the scientific journal Food Chemistry adds to the growing body of evidence that shows that cooking and cooling potatoes can significantly increase the amount of Resistant Starch (RS).
Nominations Open For 2017 Potatoes USA Board Members
Potatoes USA announced earlier this month that nominations are now open for new Board Members for the 2017-2020 term.