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Sweet Potatoes

Millennials Eat — Sweet Potatoes!

Amelia and Ashley discuss which age groups and regions buy the most sweet potatoes, along with their experiences with the vegetable and "millennial-friendly" ways to use it.

N.C. growers sorting out effects of Hurricane Florence

As mid-September approached, some sweet potato growers in North Carolina said they were praying for rain. Then, Hurricane Florence rumbled ashore Sept. 14-15 and brought too much of a good thing.

Packer Insight — Hurricanes, tariffs and retail

Editor Tom Karst and retail editor Ashley Nickle run down the big stories of the week, from Hurricane Florence and sweet potatoes to India tariffs on apples to a major e-commerce move by Aldi.

North Carolina sweet potatoes take hit from Florence

Significant damage to North Carolina’s sweet potato crop is anticipated after Hurricane Florence pounded many areas of the state with double-digit rainfall totals.

Hurricane Florence expected to bring historic flooding, disruptions

Waiting for slow-moving Hurricane Florence to arrive in North Carolina was compared by one observer to being stalked by a turtle.

North Carolina growers brace for Hurricane Florence

 Skies were sunny and blue on Sept. 11 in Chadbourn, N.C., but Hurricane Florence was bound to change that reality by Sept. 12 or Sept. 13.