News on The Potato Supply Chain from the United States
Potatoes USA asked Americans, What’s Your Favorite Nutritious Way to Eat Potatoes?
May 24, 2023We can all agree that potatoes are America’s favorite vegetable, but a recent Potatoes USA survey investigated different regions’ preferred, nutritious ways to eat the mighty spud.
The Idaho Potato Commission’s Frites Campaign Crowned Grand Champion, Sweeps Awards at Best of NAMA 2023
May 22, 2023The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) was declared the Grand Champion at the National Agri-Marketing Association’s (NAMA) award show held on April 26 in St. Louis, MO for its public relations campaign Frites by Idaho.
Potatoes USA Announces New Chairman, Mike Carter, to lead through 2023-2024
May 12, 2023Potatoes USA, the marketing and promotion Board for the potato industry, elected new leadership during its Annual Meeting on March 15, 2023.
Battling potato viruses: innovations for a healthier potato harvest
May 04, 2023Two years ago, the Potato Research Advisory Committee (PRAC) identified and wrote letters of support for a project known as 'The Potato Virus Initiative: Developing Solutions'.
Spud sentiment in the media continues to improve
May 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.
New Portable Device Uses Smartphone-Based Spectroscopy to Detect Late Blight Disease in Potato Crops
April 25, 2023The device has the potential to transform the way that farmers detect and manage plant diseases, leading to more efficient and sustainable agriculture practices.
Idaho® Potatoes to Participate in American Diabetes Association Better Choices for Life Program
April 17, 2023The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) and the American Diabetes Association® (ADA) have announced a multi-year partnership making fresh Idaho® potatoes the first vegetable to participate in the ADA’s esteemed, Better Choices for Life program.
United States potato exports reached USD 2.1 billion in 2022
April 17, 2023In 2022, United States potato exports reached a record USD 2.1 billion in sales. Compared to 2021, volume sales declined -4.2% but were higher than 2018 and 2020 (fresh weight equivalent).
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...
Black Gold Farms welcomes Heath Webber to lead financial team
April 06, 2023Heath Webber, CPA, joins Black Gold Farms as Chief Financial Officer. Webber has more than 30 years of finance experience and a combined ten years in the CFO role.