The Lingít K'úntsx' variety has been grown by coastal Tlingit for over 200 years
September 29, 2020
The smallest potato from the Carcross/Tagish First Nation garden harvest this year was the size of a pea. The spud might be tiny, but its ancestors travelled a long way to get here. The Lingít K'úntsx', or Tlingit potato, has been grown in Alaska for over 200 years.
As Idaho's potato harvest gets underway, a look back at how it got started
September 04, 2020
Farmers all across Idaho will be in their fields from now through most of October collecting the state's signature crop.
Side Delights Launches The 'Journey of a Potato' Educational Video at SEPC Southern Exposure 2020
January 24, 2020
Side Delights® announced it will launch the 'Journey of a Potato' video in Tampa February 27-29, during Southern Exposure 2020: Produce on Parade!. Under the 'Grown Where it Matters' campaign, this video is an educational piece for both consumers ...
Big Potatoes: The History of Potatoes in Poland
July 01, 2019
Potatoes are quite popular in Poland. The potato has found its way into the hearts, minds, and onto the plates of Poles everywhere.
El universo de sabores, texturas y colores de las patatas te sorprenderá.
May 30, 2019
The Potato (Solanum tuberosum) plant is native to Upper Peru and northeastern Bolivia. There, under adverse conditions, the ancient Incas domesticated the plant in large terraces like the ones at Machu Pichu.
De cómo la papa 'apaciguó' a Europa y la salvó del hambre
August 04, 2018
La creían venenosa, desconfiaban de su aspecto y de algunos incómodos efectos digestivos. Pero un hombre, Antoine Parmentier, se consagró a propagandizar sus virtudes. Finalmente popular, este producto americano, exótico, se convirtió en la base de la dieta.
Crearían un museo de la papa en Argentina
June 29, 2018
Estaría en Balcarce, municipio de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, donde se cultivan más de 30.000 hectáreas de papa. El museo incorporaría los eslabones de la cadena papera y todo el cluster turístico.
In India 51 percent of the people eat potatoes every day according to a survey
June 26, 2018
A regular day in an Indian household is incomplete without the humble potato being part of at least one meal. It could be the filling in samosas, the centre of our vada pavs or the topping on morning poha.
Analyzing the genes of ancient potatoes helps to improve future varieties
November 01, 2017
Examining the ancestors of the modern, North American cultivated potato has revealed a set of common genes and important genetic pathways that have helped potatoes adapt over thousands of years.
Today's Google Doodle celebrates Potato Processing Pioneer Eva Ekeblad
July 10, 2017
Today's Google Doodle celebrates the Swedish Potato Processing Pioneer Eva Ekeblad (1724-86) on the 293rd anniversary of her birth.