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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
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!
MountainKing Introduces Tajin Roaster Promo Offering Free, In-Bag Sample of Popular Dry Seasoning

MountainKing Introduces Tajin Roaster Promo

January 25, 2022
MountainKing is spicing up several of its gourmet varieties by partnering with Tajín Clásico Seasoning to offer shoppers a free sample of the top-selling dry seasoning in 1.5 lb. bags
World Potato Congress Inc. Webinar - 'Little Potatoes and TPS: Good Things Come in Small Packages' with Joel VanderSchaaf.

World Potato Congress Inc. Webinar - 'Little Potatoes and TPS: Good Things Come in Small Packages' with Joel VanderSchaaf

December 05, 2021
The World Potato Congress is delighted to announce its December 2021 webinar featuring Joel VanderSchaaf, General Manager, Tuberosum Technologies Inc. on December 14, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard time (USA/Canada).
PEI based Salad Company, Johnston’s Encourages Canadians to Support Local PEI Potato Farmers in Response to Recent Export Ban

PEI based Salad Company Encourages Canadians to Support PEI Potato Farmers in Response to US Export Ban

December 01, 2021
With its roots firmly planted on PEI soil for over 74 years, Johnston’s Homestyle proudly supports local farmers while they face challenges during supply chain restrictions.

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