Spuds as Halloween treats or carved into jack-o'-lanterns hark back to old traditions
Fresh potatoes are a year-round sales powerhouse in the produce department, and recent data and analysis found they provide retailers with significant opportunities to drive additional customer engagement.
-Summer is the time of year for the activities we love – barbeques, picnics, baseball games, road trips, and soaking up the sun by the pool or beach.
We can all agree that potatoes are America’s favorite vegetable, but a recent Potatoes USA survey investigated different regions’ preferred, nutritious ways to eat the mighty spud.
Families love their tried-and-true Easter traditions, but sometimes, you just need to scramble things up.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced the appointment of 32 members to the National Potato Promotion Board. Appointed are 30 producer members and two importers to fill three-year terms expiring February 28, 2026.
Everyone knows it’s not Thanksgiving without potatoes, but most people don’t know how America’s favorite vegetable ended up on our plate for this uniquely American holiday.
What’s the best Halloween treat? You might expect most kids to say candy bars, peanut butter cups or sour gummies, but for an increasing number of trick-or-treaters across the country, the answer is none other than America’s favorite vegetable, the potato.
“With the new school year starting, everyone’s looking for nutritious, easy and affordable food,” said Chef R.J. Harvey, director of culinary at Potatoes USA and a registered dietitian. “Potatoes to the rescue! They’re a nutrient-dense vegetable at a great value, and you can cook them just about any way imaginable.”
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Marketing Service is seeking nominees for the National Potato Promotion Board to succeed 65 members with terms that expire Feb. 28, 2023.