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Side Delights value-added potatoes offer convenience

Side Delights potato dishes are driving traffic to retail stores, according to Fresh Solutions Network LLC, supplier to the brand.

Plant-centered trend presents opportunity for potatoes

DENVER — Crowd-sourced nutrition fads, low-carb diets, the “snackification” of America and global competition are some of the challenges facing the U.S. potato industry.

Public comments allowed on deregulation of potato fields

The U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to allow public comments on its process for deregulating fields previously infested with pale cyst nematode.

Tasteful Selections promotes happiness through small bites

Tasteful Selections’ Small Bite Campaign's new theme is happiness.
Mar 04, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Potatoes

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.