Commodity: Yam

Yam

Commodity Overview

Shaped like a sweet potato, yams have dark brown or tan skin, with a creamy or yellow flesh that has a nutty flavor. They are often used in soups, stews, stir fries or casseroles. They pair well with savory flavors. Yams are also known as name. They are available year-round and are grown in West Africa, China, South Korea, the South Pacific, India and the Caribbean.

Varieties

This commodity is not typically marketed by variety.

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