August 05, 2018
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%.
May 30, 2018
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.
May 03, 2018
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.
February 13, 2018
Four experts in nutrition and athletic performance have partnered with Potatoes USA to create 13 new recipes designed to encourage active consumers to power their performance with potatoes.
October 18, 2017
August was a great month for retail potato sales in the United States, with all categories enjoying volume growth when compared to the same four weeks a year ago.
October 05, 2017
After a record export of potatoes and potato products from the United States in the period from July 2016 to June 2017, Potatoes USA reported that export in the month of July was up compared to July last year.
August 31, 2017
Exports of all United States potatoes and potato products reached a record $1,758,130,172 for the July 2016 – June 2017 marketing year. U.S. exports also achieved a record volume level of 1,712,364 metric tons (MT).
June 12, 2017
Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner this week announced that Colorado State University will receive $264,600 in funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to study the spread of pathogens in U.S potato crops.
May 23, 2017
Potatoes USA announces nominations are now open for new Board Members for the 2018-2021 term. Fifty-eight members will be elected or re-elected to fill open seats and the seats of outgoing Board Members who are completing their second three-year term in March 2018.