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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.
Reser’s Fine Foods opens new state-of-the-art potato processing plant in Pasco, Washington
September 27, 2022
A new Reser’s Fine Foods plant in Pasco is a testament to how the company, which started in a farmhouse kitchen, became one of the most successful private businesses in the country.
Boulder Canyon Partners With Yellowbird Foods For Limited-Edition Habanero Kettle-Style Potato Chips
September 26, 2022
Boulder Canyon, a line of better-for-you, kettle-style potato chips offered by Utz Brands Inc., has partnered with Austin-based hot sauce darling, Yellowbird Foods
Northern Plains (US) potato crop is looking good with harvest on the horizon
August 30, 2022
The Red River Valley potato crop has overcome getting into the ground later than optimal to looking like one of the best in the last few years, said farmers and researchers who gathered at Hoverson Farms near Larimore
IFPA Announces New Board of Directors Slate for 2023
August 27, 2022
International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) has announced the slate of new directors for the 2023 IFPA Board of Directors. The volunteer leaders will be confirmed by a ballot shared with membership and their board term will begin at the end of October.
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%.
Meet the growers leading the Potatoes USA committees
August 22, 2022
There are five Potatoes USA Board Member committees that are overseen and led by nine members of the industry. Together, with the Chair and Past Chair, these committee chairs also make up the Executive Committee. Meet the Committee Chairs...!
Heinz desvela la solución para disfrutar de tus patatas fritas con la cantidad de salsa que deseas
August 20, 2022
'Heinz Spoon Friez' consiste en una patata frita fabricada con la forma de una cuchara tradicional, pero de patata. El cabezal de la patata tiene una forma curvada que permite coger la cantidad deseada de salsa.
Simplot's 4Sight 2030 Goals
August 20, 2022
Recently Simplot, a potato processor and a supplier of a wide range of agricultural products, highlighted its sustainability goals. Covering all aspects of the agricultural value chain, gives Simplot on edge...
Potato LEAF Awards 2022-23 Scholarship to Paige Hickman
August 14, 2022
The Potato Leadership, Education, and Advancement Foundation (Potato LEAF) awards its 2022-23 Academic Scholarship to Paige Hickman, a Ph.D. student at University of Idaho, studying plant-parasitic nematodes, insect pests, and diseases of potato.