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Packer 25 — Kam Quarles

Like his father before him, Kam Quarles is a voice for growers.
Nov 07, 2018 by Tom Karst #Packer 25, #People, #Potatoes

Side Delights promotion engages consumers with recipes

Value-added potato brand Side Delights has wrapped up another successful consumer-focused marketing program with bloggers who were asked to pick their favorite recipes using the company’s potatoes.
Nov 02, 2018 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Potatoes

Mountain King pushes gold potato promotions

ORLANDO, Fla. - Promoting gold potatoes could grow the entire potato category, says  John Pope, vice president of sales and marketing for Houston-based Mountain King Potatoes.

Alsum Farms debuts Harvest Delites brand at Fresh Summit

Alsum Farms & Produce Inc., Friesland, Wis., plans to introduce a new brand, Harvest Delites, for potatoes.
Oct 12, 2018 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Potatoes, #PMA

Side Delights add to Flavorables line

Fresh Solutions Network, the creators of Side Delights potatoes, is launching two new additions to its Flavorables line.

Idaho’s 2017 fresh potato prices raise national average

Sales of table stock potatoes in the 2017-18 season totaled 107 million cwt., a 6% drop from the previous year, but the national average price-per-cwt. rose $1.13, to $11.73, according to the USDA.

Potatoes USA asks athletes ‘What are you eating?’

Denver-based Potatoes USA is kicking into high gear with a new campaign strategy tied to athletic performance.

Black Gold Farms’ red and yellow potatoes shipping from N.D.

Black Gold Farms has started harvesting red and yellow potatoes in the Red River Valley.

Water a concern for Colorado potato growers

San Luis Valley potato growers need Colorado to get more snow this coming winter than it got this past winter.

Odiorne to retire from Idaho Potato Commission

SUN VALLEY, Idaho — Don Odiorne joined the Idaho Potato Commission in 1989 and will retire at the end of this year.
Aug 30, 2018 by Tom Karst #People, #Potatoes