Spud sentiment in the media continues to improve
mei 02, 2023The widespread popularity of potatoes as America’s favorite vegetable naturally leads to their frequent appearance in the press. However, occasional misinformation can jeopardize the potato’s reputation.
Easter Trend we HAVE to promote on PotatoPro: Painting Potatoes instead of eggs
april 07, 2023Painting Easter potatoes? Why not? Families love their tried-and-true Easter traditions, but sometimes, you just need to scramble things up - and save some money in the process...
Not Just Delicious! Potatoes are also Nutrition Powerhouse
februari 08, 2023It's the New Year, which means many of us are trying to eat better, save money and find more time in our day. Cara Harbstreet, registered dietitian and intuitive eating expert, recommends a kitchen hero that's a solution for it all: the potato!
Potatoes Can Be Part of a Healthy Diet
december 05, 2022When we think of healthy vegetables, we don't think of potatoes, but we should. Potatoes have developed a reputation for causing weight gain and an increased risk for type 2 diabetes, but new research suggests they do not.
US Retail Sales Soared for Potatoes July-September 2022
december 03, 2022US Potato retail sales increased in dollar sales by 17.8% but decreased in volume sales by 2.1% from July - September 2022 compared to the same timeframe a year ago. Despite a small decrease in volume sales.
Farmer's Promise: RPE is Bridging the Gap Between Farmers and Shoppers with this New Brand
november 03, 2022There are many brands that know how to grow great potatoes, onions and sweet potatoes and get them on the grocery shelf or into our favorite foods. Then what? Is blind consumption anyway to live?
MountainKing Potatoes Begins Re-Brand of Butter Russets as Butter Cream Potatoes
september 30, 2022MountainKing has launched a re-brand of one of its popular, gourmet varieties with the introduction of its Butter Cream Potatoes, now available in three-pound poly mesh bags.
US Retail consumers spent more on potatoes
september 26, 2022US Potato retail sales increased in dollar sales but decreased in volume sales from July 2021 - June 2022, compared to the same timeframe a year ago. As consumer prices increased by 10.5%, retail dollar sales increased by 5.7%.
United States Retail potato sales (value) increased in Q2 of 2022
augustus 27, 2022Potato retail sales in the United States increased in dollar value and decreased slightly in volume from April - June 2022, compared to the same period in 2021. As prices increased by 13.6%, dollar sales increased by 12.6%. Volume sales decreased 0.8%.
Nathan Bender assumes role of President at Tasteful Selections
augustus 08, 2022Nathan Bender, a 16-year agribusiness veteran and co-founder of baby potato category leader Tasteful Selections, has assumed the role of President at the organization he helped establish in 2010.