News on Potatoes in Retail from Northern America
Farmer’s Promise announces New Burbank Reserve variety
September 18, 2023Introducing the Burbank Reserve, a remarkable gem in the world of potatoes that effortlessly marries the qualities of casual and fine-dining restaurant excellence.
Feeding America: Introducing the Next Generation Potato Farmers
September 16, 2023A new generation of potato farmers uses cutting-edge instruments and methods to progress farms and preserve the soil for future generations all over the United States, often in unexpected areas.
New sustainable fiber tray for potatoes introduced
August 30, 2023Tasteful Selections®, a specialty potato brand from RPE LLC, is introducing a new sustainable fiber tray with its Organic Sea Salt & Herb bite-size potatoes.
United States Potato Retail Sales See Double-Digit Increases July 2022 – June 2023
August 06, 2023United States retail dollar sales of potatoes increased 16.8% July 2022 – June 2023, which closed with a strong quarter (April – June 2023) that saw retail dollar sales growth of 14.5% compared to the same period last year.
US Retail potato sales down in volume, but up in dollars spent in Q1 2023
June 08, 2023Potato retail sales increased 16.0% in sales but decreased in volume by -4.4% from January - March 2023 compared to the same timeframe a year ago. Despite a decrease, volume sales remain above pre-pandemic levels.
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.
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...
Not Just Delicious! Potatoes are also Nutrition Powerhouse
February 08, 2023It's the New Year, which means many of us are trying to eat better, save money and find more time in our day. Cara Harbstreet, registered dietitian and intuitive eating expert, recommends a kitchen hero that's a solution for it all: the potato!
Potatoes Can Be Part of a Healthy Diet
December 05, 2022When 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, 2022US 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.