Foodservice-to-retail shift has potato industry adjusting on the fly

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has turned the food industry upside down. Most sit-down restaurants have been forced into takeout or delivery only, w... READ MORE »

Potatoes USA report shows how dependent industry is on foodservice

Recent data released by Potatoes USA shows just how important foodservice is to the potato industry. The report — compiled from Technomic, IRI Re... READ MORE »

Agriculture groups, including NPC, seeking coronavirus help from USDA

A coalition of agriculture groups is urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture to “take swift action” to help stabilize markets affected by the CO... READ MORE »

Lamb Weston combines Belgian-style waffles and potatoes

Lamb Weston is combining two breakfast classics with its new waffled hash browns. Waffled hash browns are a unique take on a Belgian-style waff... READ MORE »

Potato-centric fast food chain revived in UK

A defunct potato-centric fast food chain is being revived by a longtime growing firm in the UK. Spudulike, which debuted in 1974 but ceased operati... READ MORE »

IPC launches foodservice training game

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is reaching out to foodservice distributors, foodservice fresh produce buyers and their sales teams to encourage the... READ MORE »

Foodservice now largest channel for US potatoes

In a recent industry update, Potatoes USA reports that over half of the U.S. food dollar is now spent at foodservice vs. retail, as more people go ou... READ MORE »

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