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Native Potatoes: From Forgotten Crop to Culinary Boom and Market Innovation

Native Potatoes: From Forgotten Crop to Culinary Boom and Market Innovation

May 28, 2021
Once neglected by urban consumers, Andean native potatoes are now essential ingredients for some of the most sophisticated gastronomy of the world. An overview by André Devaux and others, first published in Choices Magazine
Native Andean potato varieties analyzed: Puma Makin, Leona , Yawar Manto (first line) and Añil, Sangre de Toro and Qequrani (second line).

Biodiversity of Native Andean Potatoes: Nutritional Profile and Phenolic Composition

March 05, 2021
The characterization of six varieties of native Andean potatoes with a wide biodiversity in tuber shape, flesh, and skin color was performed, through the determination of their proximate composition, mineral content, and phenolic profile.
A Crop Pandemic Would Be as Devastating for Biodiversity and Food Security as COVID-19

A Crop Pandemic Would Be as Devastating for Biodiversity and Food Security as COVID-19

December 29, 2020
Biodiversity loss threatens national security. We need to invest in technologies to preserve our vital food varieties.
Journal of Nutrition Study reveals potato's potential for reducing anemia

Potato has the potential to reduce anemia, due to high level of iron absorption

November 29, 2020
The potato is known to be a good source of energy, potassium, and vitamins C and B6, but according to research recently published in the Journal of Nutrition, its tubers can also be an excellent source of iron.

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