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MountainKing Potatoes Begins Re-Brand of Butter Russets as Butter Cream Potatoes

MountainKing Potatoes Begins Re-Brand of Butter Russets as Butter Cream Potatoes

September 30, 2022
MountainKing 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.

US Retail consumers spent more on potatoes

September 26, 2022
US 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 April – June 2022

United States Retail potato sales (value) increased in Q2 of 2022

August 27, 2022
Potato 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.

Nathan Bender assumes role of President at Tasteful Selections

August 08, 2022
Nathan 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.
New nutrient profiling tools confirm starchy vegetables deliver comparable nutritional value as non-starchy vegetables and whole fruit

Study: starchy vegetables deliver comparable nutritional value as non-starchy vegetables and whole fruit

June 16, 2022
A new study recently published in Frontiers in Nutrition has challenged the tendency in nutrition research to separate starchy vegetables from their non-starchy counterparts
Produce Conference returns to Mexico.

Produce Conference returns to Mexico

June 12, 2022
International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) will convene industry leaders in Guadalajara, Mexico on June 22 and 23, 2022 at the Mexico Conference. The event, will be the first for IFPA
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El Tour de la papa.

Guatemala: 'El Tour de la papa', un emprendimiento de jóvenes mam en Quetzaltenango

May 24, 2022
Un grupo de jóvenes crearon el 'Tour Chiquirichapa' para promover los atractivos turísticos y el 'Tour de la papa' para que el visitante conozca la producción y su degustación en distintos platillos.
Just in time for summer, Tasteful Selections releases two new microwave-ready potato trays

Just in time for summer, Tasteful Selections releases two new microwave-ready potato trays

May 23, 2022
Grilling is a highlight of summer. From brats, burgers and steak to fish, chicken or pork chops—America is grilling! And Tasteful Selections is ready to help consumers enjoy fresh potatoes all summer long.
Launching Conscious Consumption™ line of potatoes at CPMA show

Launching Conscious Consumption™ line of potatoes at CPMA show

April 05, 2022
Following last week’s USDA announcement that potatoes from Prince Edward Island will soon be able to resume exporting into the U.S. after a multi-month ban on exports, in turn, that should positively impact the Ontario potato market.
Tasteful Selections Color-Changing Purple Passion Margarita Takes Center Stage for National Margarita Day

Tasteful Selections Color-Changing Purple Passion Margarita Takes Center Stage for National Margarita Day

February 23, 2022
Potatoes and tequila? You read that right. Tasteful Selections' most unique potato recipe yet—The Color-Changing Purple Passion™ Margarita!

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