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Black Gold Farms hires chief production officer

Grand Forks, N.D.-based Black Gold Farms has hired Kerwin Bradley as chief production officer.

Morning Kiss Organic offers contest for Potato Lover’s Month

Morning Kiss Organic, part of Arrowfarms, Chelsea, Mass., is promoting potatoes with a social media contest and prize drawing during February — Potato Lover’s Month.

Big Idaho Potato Truck tour ends 7th season

The Big Idaho Potato Truck has finished another season on the road, traveling more than 40,000 miles and participating in almost 70 events in 2018.

Leah Halverson leads Ten Acre Marketing

Under the umbrella of the family business, Black Gold Farms, Leah Halverson is CEO of a new division called Ten Acre Marketing.

Patented technology waits for commercial use

Jerry Twinam has created a patented process that preserves fresh peeled and cut potatoes for at least 35 days when the product is refrigerated. 

Agrow Fresh rolls out products

Chicago-based Agrow Fresh Produce Co. is introducing a new steam bag for petite potatoes, said Ed Romanelli, vice president of sales and marketing.

Idaho Potato Commission hires Alan Kahn as VP of foodservice

Alan Kahn is the new vice president of foodservice for the Idaho Potato Commission, Boise.

Organic potato and onion sales holding steady

Movement of organic potatoes and onions has been sluggish at times, but most organic growers say consumer demand generally remains strong as they continue to serve the market.

Trade groups plan bevy of promotions

Potato and onion trade groups have planned a plethora of promotions to encourage consumption of their product. Here’s a look at some of the activities now underway.

Morning Kiss Organic promotes potatoes, onions

Morning Kiss Organic, Chelsea, Mass., is promoting its onions and potatoes as retailers enter the holiday season.