News on Potatoes in Retail from New Zealand
A Potato So Big Even Guinness World Records Doesn't Believe It
January 26, 2022Colin and Donna Craig-Brown found the questionably large potato growing in their yard in November 2021. They even named the potato Dug and submitted their surprisingly large find to Guinness World Records (via Food & Wine).
Potatoes from plot to plate: how to grow the perfect spuds in your New Zealand backyard
September 17, 2020While in the Northern hemisphere we are harvesting potatoes and getting ready for winter, this is not the case in the Southern hemisphere. This article offers tips on how to grow potatoes in your New Zealand backyard.
New Zealand consumers prefer locally grown potatoes
September 20, 2019New Zealand supermarket chain Countdown says its biggest selling potatoes are white washed potatoes. Customers also prefer that their potatoes are locally grown
New Zealand potato prices almost double in a decade
October 29, 2017The price of potatoes in New Zealand has almost doubled in the last 10 years, according to Statistics New Zealand.
Wet weather causes potato shortage in New Zealand
October 15, 2017Stocks of the potato chips are stretched thin as New Zealand battles a nationwide potato shortage after the wet winter. UPDATE: it turns grocery stores right now have NO shortage in stocks after all...
New Zealand get's its own brand of low carb potatoes: 'Lotatoes™'
June 13, 2017In New Zealand, produce company T&G is launching a new brand of low carb potatoes with the memorable name 'Lotatoes'.
Weather troubles early potato harvest in New Zealand
November 03, 2014Potatoes New Zealand chief executive Champak Mehta said potato growers around the country were reporting that weather conditions were causing a bit a of a harvesting headache - especially getting the delicate new season's potatoes out of the ground safely
Potato claims position of 'Top Vegetable' in New Zealand
January 08, 2014The mighty potato has pushed out tomatoes to take the title of New Zealand’s number one favourite vegetable.
Survey: Potatoes the secret to a woman's heart this Valentine's
January 31, 2012Want to know the real way to a woman's heart this Valentine's Day? Look no further than the humble potato.