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United States potato sales strong in the marketing year 2020-21.

United States potato sales strong in marketing year 2020-2021

October 02, 2021
The marketing year that ended in June 2021 was unlike any year the US potato industry has ever experienced. With pandemic restrictions ebbing and flowing from June 2020 to July 2021, sales at foodservice fluctuated while retail purchases remained extremely strong throughout the year.
Colorado potato grower Strohauer Farms focuses on the fresh market.

Colorado potato grower Strohauer Farms focuses on the fresh market

September 28, 2021
Strohauer Farms is based in Northern Colorado, so further away from where the majority of potato growers are located in the state which is in the San Luis Valley.
United States potato imports continue to grow

United States potato imports continue to grow

August 27, 2021
United States imports of potatoes and potato products for the July 2020 – June 2021 marketing year increased by 12% in fresh weight equivalent volume and 16% in value, compared to the previous marketing year.
U.S. potato exports recover in Marketing Year 2020/21

U.S. potato exports recover in Marketing Year 2020/21

August 23, 2021
Exports from the U.S. were impacted by reduced demand and shipping problems starting in January 2020; this reduced demand carried through the end of 2020.
The past 12 months show strong potato sales at US retail

The past 12 months show strong potato sales at US retail

August 19, 2021
From July 2020 - June 2021, potato sales in the United States increased in dollars by 3% but declined slightly in volume by 0.3% compared to the previous July-June marketing year.
Nominations Open for 2022 Potatoes USA Board Members

Nominations Open for 2022 Potatoes USA Board Members

June 09, 2021
Potatoes USA announces nominations are now open for new Board Members for the 2022-2025 term.
U.S. Potato Imports Continue to Increase.

United States Potato Imports Continue to Increase; More frozen potato products imported from Europe

May 19, 2021
Strong demand for potatoes and potato products and tight domestic supplies continues to drive increases in imports for the current (July – June) marketing year. For July 2020 – March 2021 total imports are up 9 percent, led by an 18% increase in chips and a 15 percent increase in dehydrated potatoes.
Pioneering potato breeder Dave Holm retires

Pioneering potato breeder Dave Holm retires

May 13, 2021
Dave Holm was destined to work with potatoes. He was raised on a potato farm in southeast Idaho, where his dad and grandfather instilled in him a love of one of the world’s most important crops.
Jaren Raybould of Saint Anthony, Idaho, Potatoes USA Chairman 2021-2022

Potatoes USA Elects 2021 -2022 Leadership

April 05, 2021
Potatoes USA, the marketing and promotion board for the U.S. potato industry, elected new leadership during the Annual Meeting on March 11, 2021. The newly elected Chairman and Executive Committee will lead the Board through 2021-2022.
Wilde Brands Disrupts Protein Snack Category (Again) with Launch of First-Ever Pork Chip

Wilde Brands Disrupts Protein Snack Category with Launch of First-Ever Pork Chip

March 16, 2021
Salty, crunchy snacks have long been relegated to the sidelines – something to consume while watching television from the couch, movies in theatres, or games from the stands. But what if someone did it differently?
Ka-Pop! Snacks and Bubba's Fine Foods Merge to Create a Powerhouse Healthy CPG Company: Awakened Foods™

Ka-Pop! Snacks and Bubba's Fine Foods Merge to Create a Powerhouse Healthy CPG Company: Awakened Foods™

March 14, 2021
Ka-Pop! Snacks, makers of Ancient Grain Popped Chips & Puffs, and Bubba's Fine Foods, makers of Paleo & Keto-friendly snacks, granolas, and private-label goods, announced a merger agreement today.
Potatoes USA marketing campaign highlights the versatility of the potato

Potatoes USA marketing campaign highlights versatility of potatoes

March 12, 2021
A new video campaign has been launched by Potatoes USA to help combat meal fatigue and show consumer the many different meals that can be prepared using potatoes.

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