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Potato News from Colorado

MountainKing Acquires Colorado Packing Facility Focused on Smaller-Sized Potatoes
In response to the explosive growth and demand for smaller-sized potatoes in smaller-sized bags.
U.S. potato exports of frozen, dehy and fresh have all posted modest gains through the first three quarters of the July 2018 – June 2019 marketing year. (Courtesy: Potato News Today)
United States potato exports of frozen, dehy and fresh have all posted modest gains through the first three quarters of the July 2018 – June 2019 marketing year.
Boulder Canyon Potato Chips New Branding Inspired By Its Colorado Roots
Drawing inspiration from the Flatiron Mountains, Boulder Canyon's new packaging for its kettle cooked potato chips celebrates the authentic 'Boulder' flavor difference borrowed from the vibrancy of the outdoors.
The Good Crisp Announces Investment to Fuel 2019 Expansion
The Good Crisp Company, a brand of guilt free stacked chips, announced the closing of a new round of financing from CircleUp Growth Partners, a leading venture fund for innovative early-stage consumer brands.
Thursday, January 24, 2019
United States Retail Potato Sales mixed
In the United States total retail potato sales for the July – September 2018 period compared to the same quarter the previous marketing year, were down -1.9% in volume but were up 1.3% in value based on a 5.0% increase in the price per pound.
Rebranding Potatoes: Real Food. Real Performance
Potatoes USA has launched a video campaign on social media to boost the image of potatoes by focusing on their performance-boosting benefits
Retail Potato Sales United States in June: Volume Down, Value Up
According to the latest numbers provided by potatoes USA, the total volume of potatoes sold at retail in the United States was down 3.2% in June 2018 compared to June 2017, though the value did increase 1.1%.
Packaging Specialist Volm acquires Atech, located in Colorado potato area
Volm Companies, a key supplier of packaging and packaging equipment for fresh potatoes in North America, has acquired the business of Atech, Incorporated in Monte Vista Colorado.
USDA looking for nominees for the National Potato Promotion Board
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking nominees to fill 56 producer and two importer member seats on the National Potato Promotion Board.
 Potatoes USA Chooses Leadership
The Potatoes USA, 2018 Annual Meeting came to a close last week with the election of a new Board Chairman and Executive Committee.