consumer trends

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 »

Organic fresh potatoes sales up 21% in 2020

Organic produce sales finished with a 14.2% increase in 2020 over the previous year, outpacing conventionally grown produce in both sales and volume g... READ MORE »

Potato retail, foodservice trends examined during Potato Expo

One of the keynote sessions at Potato Expo 2021 dove into how consumer food-buying habits have changed during COVID-19 and where opportunities are for... READ MORE »

COVID produce buying trends discussed by industry leader Steve Lutz

Consumers have moved away from eating at restaurants and more toward shopping for food and eating at home the past nine months, and that’s been out ... READ MORE »

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Potato Expo speakers to examine future of consumer trends, agribusiness

Potato Expo 2020 has announced two key presentations that will examine the future of potato industry, from a consumer standpoint, and the future of ag... READ MORE »

Potato sales in retail: Breaking down the fourth quarter

Total retail sales of potatoes rose 2.6% year over year during the fourth quarter to $2.973 billion, according to statistics from IRI Freshlook and re... READ MORE »

Potatoes perfect fit for Flexitarian diet trend, says Side Delights

Side Delights has announced new ways to help create “plant-based menu plans” as the trend continues toward diets and ways of eating that focus mor... READ MORE »


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