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Thomas Fresh releases new Alberta grown potatoes

Thomas Fresh, Calgary, Alberta, has launched a new line of potatoes exclusively grown in Alberta.

“Student driver” and the Big Idaho Potato Truck

The Idaho Potato Commission released a new commercial in its long-running Big Idaho Potato Truck series on Aug. 31 during the ESPNews broadcast of Boise State University’s football season opener against Florida State.

Packer Insight — Potatoes and the CIA, organics and Hurricane Dorian

Editor Tom Karst and retail editor Ashley Nickle discuss Potatoes USA breaking with the Culinary Institute of America, retailers discussing organic pricing and promotion strategy, and the latest on Hurricane Dorian.

Potatoes USA drops culinary group, asks other ag groups to follow

SUN VALLEY, Idaho — Potatoes USA is ending its investment in and association with the Culinary Institute of America.

Doug Kling joins Black Gold Farms board

Black Gold Farms, Grand Forks, N.D., has added Doug Kling to its board of directors.

Tasteful Selections offers inspiration to RPE Small-Bite Campaign

RPE Inc. is helping consumers find inspiration with Tasteful Selections bite-size potatoes with their Small-Bite Campaign.
Sep 04, 2019 by Cristin Shepard #Potatoes, #Packaging

‘Big Potato’ seeks policy advances

SUN VALLEY, Idaho — The National Potato Council — “big potato,” as some critics sometimes call it — is working hard to protect the interests of growers, Kam Quarles says.

Idaho Potato Commission wants to Thank a Farmer

A new Facebook campaign from the Idaho Potato Commission aims to help consumers connect with the farmers who grow their food and highlight the hard work of those growers. 

Big Idaho Potato Truck Rolls on, superheroes turn in capes

SUN VALLEY, Idaho — The Big Idaho Potato Truck will be back for another year, for what is expected to be a quality potato crop, Frank Muir told attendees at the 2019 Idaho Grower Shippers Association Convention.
Aug 29, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce Retail, #Potatoes, #Idaho, #Video

Side Delights supports top five 2019 food trends

Side Delights is offering fresh potato products to meet the top five 2019 food trends of convenience, organic, plant-based, regional flavors and foods for sensitive stomachs.