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Potato News from Wisconsin

Celebrate 10 years of baby potato innovation with 'My Tasteful Selections' Campaign
Welcome to 2020! The Tasteful Selections team is excited to share milestone news with retail and foodservice customers as well as consumers everywhere. Tasteful Selections is celebrating its 10-year anniversary!
Researchers using advanced imaging to detect blight in potatoes
Researchers in the WARF Accelerator program are using advanced imaging technology to detect late blight in potatoes, which famously led to the Irish potato famine in the mid-nineteenth century.
NPC scholarship goes to Wisconsin student studying silver scurf disease
The National Potato Council (NPC) has named University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate student Sofia Giron the winner of its annual $10,000 scholarship. Giron is a fourth-year grad student studying plant pathology.
Late blight detected in central Wisconsin, southern Washington
Late blight has been confirmed in a potato field in central Wisconsin.
Second fire within a month at Beloit's Kettle Foods potato chip company
For the second time in just over a month, a fire breaks out at Beloit's Kettle Foods potato chip company
Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association elects new boards
The Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) selects new boards.
Tasteful Selections mini sweet potato trays now available in 6 flavors
Tasteful Selections®, a specialty potato brand from RPE Inc., has expanded its line of mini sweet potato trays to 6 flavors, covering sweet, savory and trending favorites.
A new crop of fingerlings means... Party Potatoes are back!
Old Oak Farms®, RPE’s core commodity brand, is bringing excitement to the fingerling potato for the third year in a row, with Party Potatoes®.
Alsum Farms & Produce Celebrates 45 Years Of Continued Growth With Farm Field Days
Potato Grower, Packer and Shipper Alsum Farms celebrates its 45 years anniversary with Farm Field Days
Global demand for potatoes is up, but US market share is down
Worldwide consumption of potatoes is increasing, according to Blair Richardson, chief executive officer of Potatoes USA during a recent meeting of Wisconsin potato growers