• News
  • Potatoes in Retail
Potandon introduces Minute Mashers: quick-and-easy shelf-stable mashed potatoes
September 17, 2020
It was just 18 months ago that Potandon Produce LLC in Idaho Falls, ID, introduced an innovative value-added potato product in the Green Giant Fresh brand called One Step … Done!
MountainKing Potatoes adds longtime fingerling farmer, packer Cindy Adkins to sales team
September 09, 2020
MountainKing Potatoes has added Cindy Adkins, a former owner and operator of the nation's largest certified organic packer of fingerling potatoes, to its team of sales representatives, the company says in a press release recently issued.
As Idaho's potato harvest gets underway, a look back at how it got started
September 04, 2020
Farmers all across Idaho will be in their fields from now through most of October collecting the state's signature crop.
Tasteful Selections releases new online feature to help consumers find bite-size potatoes near them
September 01, 2020
As part of their 10-year celebration and in response to their consumers, Tasteful Selections®, a pioneer and leader in the bite-size potato category, has added a new feature to its recently revamped website.

US Potato Sales at Retail See 32% Increase in Volume Since March 16
July 23, 2020
Retail potato sales in the United States are soaring, increasing 31% in dollar sales and 32% in volume sales between March 16, 2020 and June 14, 2020, according to IRI.
Potato sales at retail soar in the US
June 10, 2020
Retail potato sales soar, increasing 10.4% in dollar sales and 9.3% in volume sales between July 1, 2019, and May 19, 2020, according to IRI. All potato categories across the retail store, except deli-prepared sides, increased in dollar and volume sales, according to a report by Potatoes USA.
Black Gold Farms starts Texas potato harvest soon
April 27, 2020
Black Gold Farms, Grand Forks, N.D., will start the harvest of red potatoes in Texas soon. The company will be harvesting the potatoes for about a month, starting in early May in Pearsall, Texas, according to a news release.
Side Delights Gourmet Petite Potatoes Receives US Packaging Design Award
April 22, 2020
Side Delights® recently announced its third packaging design award in five years. Graphic Design USA announced its 57th American Packaging Design Awards online today, including The Side DelightsÒ Gourmet Petite fresh potato package.
Idahoan Buttery Homestyle Mashed Potatoes
April 13, 2020
While food manufacturers supplying to foodservice are suffering from lost revenue and layoffs, companies primarily serving retail customers are faced with exactly the opposite. One example is potato processor Idahoan Foods.
Tips for Purchasing, Storing and Cooking Potatoes from U.S. Potato Farmers
March 24, 2020
Many consumers are stocking up on potatoes during these uncertain times, and it's important to make the most of these purchases. Heidi Alsum Randall, a potato farmer and mother from Wisconsin, provided the following thoughts:
Help