The Potato Sustainability Alliance Announces Yara North America as Newest Member
April 22, 2020
Yara North America, a market leader in crop nutrition, has joined the Potato Sustainability Alliance. As a member, Yara will work with processors, packers, buyers, grower organizations, conservation groups, academia, and other stakeholders.
The Potato Sustainability Alliance: Driving Sustainability in the North American Potato Sector
February 24, 2020
Key players in the potato industry in the United States and Canada announced at Potato Expo 2020 the creation of a new organization dedicated to sustainability in the potato sector: the Potato Sustainability Alliance.
Celebrate 10 years of bite-size potato category growth with 'My Tasteful Selections' Campaign
February 06, 2020
Bite-size potato category leader launches new campaign to celebrate each year of its success. Prizes this month include an indoor herb growing kit, an eight-piece gardening toolset and a superior-stainless watering sprayer.
Celebrate 10 years of baby potato innovation with 'My Tasteful Selections' Campaign
January 07, 2020
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
October 14, 2019
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
September 20, 2019
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
August 13, 2019
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
March 26, 2019
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
February 11, 2019
The Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) selects new boards.
Tasteful Selections mini sweet potato trays now available in 6 flavors
September 13, 2018
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!
September 01, 2018
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
August 28, 2018
Potato Grower, Packer and Shipper Alsum Farms celebrates its 45 years anniversary with Farm Field Days
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