Purple Power: 7 Benefits of Purple Potatoes
November 26, 2019
Purple potatoes are the eye-catching gems of the potato aisle. Like other members of the potato family (Solanum tuberosum), they come from a tuber plant native to the Andes mountain region in South America.
Carisma is back! Lower GR Potato Returns to Ontario Grocery Stores
April 19, 2017
Following a highly successful launch in 2016, Canadian produce company EarthFresh is bringing its lower glycemic response (GR)* Carisma potato back to Ontario grocery retailers for an extended season.
New to North America: Earthfresh Farms introduces the Low Glycemic Response Potato Variety Carisma
October 03, 2016
Earthfresh Farms introduces a first to North America: The Carisma, a Low Glycemic Response potato variety.
Potato Nutrition ABC - brought to you by the United States Potato Board
September 01, 2015
Just in time for the back to school season, here is your A to Z guide on potato nutrition, brought to you by the United States Potato Board.
Low GI Carisma Potatoes win South Australian Innovation Award
November 29, 2011
As the world’s first officially certified low GI potato, it’s no wonder Carisma recently earned The Mitolo Group the Innovation Award under the 2011 South Australian of the Year Awards. As Australia’s leading potato and onion packing company, The Mito...
 University of Otago (New Zealand)
October 12, 2011
Potatoes and other reportedly high-GI foods might not be the dietary villains that recent publicity, books and health-based programmes would claim them to be, a new University of Otago study suggests.
Carisma, Australia's official low GI potato is making headway
February 14, 2011
Since its launch last year, consumers have bought more than 1,000 tonnes of Carisma, Australia’s first officially certified low GI potato.
March 11, 2009
Potatoes are for more than just french fries. With the federal government's aid, a nation-wide network of researchers co-ordinated from Fredericton is hoping to develop new uses for spuds - and help Canadian farmers cash in. The federal government is i...
January 13, 2009
New Zealand scientists have reported that heavily processed foods with a high glycaemic index (GI) could be addictive in a similar way to drugs.Simon Thornley, from the Auckland Regional Public Health Service, noted that foods with a high GI caused blo...
 Native Potato Starch granules
January 02, 2009
Most cooks are familiar with the thickening properties of corn starch, but potato starch is every bit as much up to the job, say scientists with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC). They’re working on a project to further examine the structure and...


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