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2020 Potato Expo biggest ever

LAS VEGAS – The 2020 Potato Expo was a record-setter.

First woman president for NPC in 2020

LAS VEGAS — Britt Raybould of Rexburg, Idaho, is the 2020 president of the National Potato Council.

Search committee’s work recognized with The Packer’s potato award

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — It takes a village to raise a child, the proverb goes, and the same truism could be applied to a commodity organization.

Promising trade gains, U.S. signs phase one trade agreement with China

The phase one trade agreement signed by the U.S. and China Jan. 15 will deliver potential trade gains for U.S. growers of potatoes, blueberries, avocados, and other crops.

Potato LEAF group launched at 2020 Potato Expo

LAS VEGAS – The potato industry has launched a new foundation to fuel its future leaders' program. 

Podcast keeps an ‘Eye on Potatoes’

The National Potato Council has a new podcast, and it is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts.

Little Potato Co. kicks off Big Game, Better Snacks promo

The Little Potato Co., Edmonton, Alberta, is kicking off the Big Game, Better Snacks promotion to help fans celebrate on Super Bowl Sunday.
Jan 13, 2020 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Potatoes

Tasteful Selections celebrates 10 years with consumer giveaways

Tasteful Selections is celebrating its 10-year anniversary.
Jan 08, 2020 by Tom Karst #Produce Retail, #Potatoes

Year in Produce No. 6 — Potatoes

For the first time in years, two weather events have created a significant challenge to marketers of potatoes over the winter and spring months.

Produce from the sky drops to celebrate the new year

Boise has the Idaho Potato Drop, Vincennes, Ind., has a watermelon drop, Kennett Square, Pa., drops a giant mushroom and now Yuma, Ariz., has a unique way to celebrate New Year’s Eve.