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Summer Stock: Potatoes and onions

- Produce Blueprints
Though not always associated with summer, plenty of potatoes move from June to September, too, according to Greg Zdroik, director of grower relations, sourcing, and logistics for grower-shipper RPE, LLC.

Potato market altered by pandemic, war and drought, Rabobank report says

- Analysis
Covid-19-related foodservice closures and the sector’s lagging full recovery still loom over potato growers upstream, increasing uncertainty and keeping a lid on acreage growth, according to a new report from Rabobank's RaboResearch group.

Tight potato supplies may lead to August gap

- General News
Idaho potato shippers are running through their supplies from storage, and already the Norkotah crop has been exhausted, leaving Burbank variety until new crop arrives.

USDA seeks nominees for the National Potato Promotion Board

- General News
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.

Potatoes USA to fuel Global Running Day

- General News
As runners pound the pavement all over the world this Global Running Day (June 1), it’s critical that they eat properly.

Tasteful Selections releases two new micro-ready trays

- General News
Grilling is a highlight of the summer season. From brats, burgers and steak to -fish, chicken or pork chops—America is grilling. And Tasteful Selections is ready to help consumers enjoy fresh potatoes all summer long.

The importance of Mexico opening to U.S. potatoes

- Analysis
We have seen a day that the potato industry has long awaited.

National Potato Council applauds first shipments of U.S. potatoes to Mexico in decades

- General News
The National Potato Council today welcomed the news that the first shipments of U.S. fresh potatoes crossed into Mexico yesterday, May 11.

U.S.-Mexico potato dispute met with reserved optimism

- Analysis
To the usually harmonious trade relations among the nations of North America, potatoes have proved an unhappy exception.

U.S. potato industry optimistic on reopening Mexican market

- General News
The National Potato Council today released the following statement in response to a joint announcement by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Mexico Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development Víctor Villalobos that, according to the agreed workplan, the entire Mexican market would be open no later than May 15 for all U.S. table stock and chipping potatoes