News on Potatoes in Retail from the Americas
Potatoes Can Be Part of a Healthy Diet
December 05, 2022
When we think of healthy vegetables, we don't think of potatoes, but we should. Potatoes have developed a reputation for causing weight gain and an increased risk for type 2 diabetes, but new research suggests they do not.
US Retail Sales Soared for Potatoes July-September 2022
December 03, 2022
US Potato retail sales increased in dollar sales by 17.8% but decreased in volume sales by 2.1% from July - September 2022 compared to the same timeframe a year ago. Despite a small decrease in volume sales.
Farmer's Promise: RPE is Bridging the Gap Between Farmers and Shoppers with this New Brand
November 03, 2022
There are many brands that know how to grow great potatoes, onions and sweet potatoes and get them on the grocery shelf or into our favorite foods. Then what? Is blind consumption anyway to live?
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
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 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
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.
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
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
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.