potatoes usa

Retail potato sales increase April – June 2022

Potato retail sales increased in dollar sales and decreased slightly in volume from April - June 2022, compared to the same period in 2021. As prices ... READ MORE »

Potatoes USA appoints 2022-2023 research committee co-chairs

Jennifer Gogan of Houlton, Maine, and Mike Larsen of Declo, Idaho, were elected to the Potatoes USA Executive Committee as Research Committee Co-Chair... READ MORE »

A shift in trends

Jason Davenport has a unique view of the potato industry. Founder and president of California-based Allied Potato, Davenport is a fifth-generation far... READ MORE »

Potatoes USA board nominations open

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

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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