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Nominations open for 2023 Potatoes USA board members

Potatoes USA announces nominations are now open for new board members for the 2023-2026 term. The board is seeking nominees to fill a total of 65 open... READ MORE »

Jason Davenport elected chair of Potatoes USA executive committee

Potatoes USA, the marketing and promotion board for the potato industry, elected new leadership during its annual meeting on March 9, 2022. The newly ... READ MORE »

Potatoes USA board members announced

The USDA announced Feb. 17 the appointment of 33 individuals to serve on the National Potato Promotion Board, aka Potatoes USA. The appointees will se... READ MORE »

Registration open for Potatoes USA annual meeting

Registration is now open for Potatoes USA's 2022 annual meeting in Denver. The event is set for March 7-9 at the Brown Palace Hotel in Denver, Colo... READ MORE »

Former US Potato Board exec Mac Johnson dead at 74

Mac Johnson, a major force in the snack food world and a produce  marketing icon, passed away Dec. 12 in Newnan, Georgia, due to complications from c... READ MORE »

Potatoes USA gets $5.2 million funding bump from USDA’s foreign ag service

Due to the success of implementing and reporting on marketing activities in previous years, Potatoes USA’s Market Access Program (MAP) funding from ... READ MORE »

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How Potato University can help foodservice operators succeed beyond menu

One of the keys to success in a foodservice operation is understanding the importance and benefits of using versatile ingredients across the menu. Che... READ MORE »

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 »

Potatoes USA seeking nominations for board members for 2022-25 term

Nominations are now being accepted for 58 soon-to-be-open spots on Potatoes USA's board of directors. The term period will be 2022-25. Potatoes USA... READ MORE »


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