consumer trends

Most potato category sales remain above pre-pandemic levels

During the first quarter of Potatoes USA’s Marketing Year 2022 (July-September 2021), potato sales decreased in dollars by 1.1% and in volume by 5.7... READ MORE »

Recapping potato sales for a wild 2020-21 marketing year

The marketing year that ended in June 2021 was unlike any year the potato industry has ever experienced. Starting in July 2020, pandemic restrictions ... READ MORE »

Produce sales shift with inflation

September continued where August left off. The stellar 2020 performance for fresh produce was secured by better trip conversion and an increase in spe... READ MORE »

Potato sales uneven over past year due to pandemic effects

The marketing year that ended in June 2021 was unlike any year the potato industry has ever experienced. With pandemic restrictions ebbing and flowing... READ MORE »

Spring retail sales of potatoes above pre-pandemic levels

While U.S. sales of potatoes in the retail sector declined 10.5% April to June from 2020, sales were still up from the pre-pandemic spring levels of 2... READ MORE »

Organic potato sales see slight dip during second quarter

Total organic fresh produce sales for the second quarter of 2021 saw a continuation of year-over-year growth, increasing by 4% from the same period la... READ MORE »

After a year-plus of pandemic, potato gains in retail sector start to level off

After 15 months of pandemic-influenced buying habits, year-over-year numbers of potato sales in the retail sector are leveling off. According to fi... READ MORE »

State of Organic Produce report released by OPN

The Organic Produce Network has released its inaugural State of Organic Produce 2020, a comprehensive overview of how the industry performed last yea... READ MORE »

Potato sales in retail sector see boon during pandemic year

Total potato sales at retail were at five-year record highs for both dollar and volume sales in 2020. Dollar sales increased by 16% compared to 201... READ MORE »

US potatoes see less use due to COVID-related foodservice losses, imports

With everything that occurred this past year, it is very important for us to understand what has happened to the sales of potatoes in the U.S. market ... READ MORE »


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