Potato sales for Q3 (January – March 2021) of Marketing Year 2021 have caught up to the changed buying habits that the pandemic brought about.
Progressive Produce will begin shipping their strongest supply of nutritious and versatile potatoes and asparagus to shoppers across the United States and Canada.
Today, April 28, 2021, the Mexican Supreme Court ruled by a unanimous vote of five to zero in favor of overturning a 2017 lower court decision that prevented the Mexican federal government from implementing regulations to allow for the importation of fresh U.S. potatoes throughout the country.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is extending deregulation to J.R. Simplot Company’s potato variety developed using genetic engineering, designated as Snowden Z6.
ProSource Produce L.L.C., is releasing the first images of the company’s branded potato packaging.
F.o.b. prices on Idaho russets have risen several dollars in the past month on all sizes, according to the USDA.
Hazel Technologies Inc., a USDA-funded technology company delivering new solutions for fresh produce to extend shelf-life, increase sales, and fight food waste, announces new USDA-funding for a packaging technology which protects the quality of potatoes.
While Idaho remains the behemoth, Canada has put a stake in the ground when it comes to exporting potatoes into the U.S.
While the state slogan may be “Let it be Perpetual”, an argument could be made for a change to “Let it be Potatoes”.
Potato prices are rising as last year’s crop finishes from storage and the new crop gets higher volume into the pipeline.