Where do chips and fries fit in UPF debate?

Let’s face it — the world of nutrition can be confusing, and the ongoing debate about ultra- processed foods is no exception. Despite the lack of ... READ MORE »

Survey takes pulse of potato consumption predilections

A recent Potatoes USA survey found that baked can’t be beaten when it comes to Americans’ favorite way to consume potatoes. Forty-one percent o... READ MORE »

Positive addition: Potatoes can be a ‘better choice’

The Idaho Potato Commission and the American Diabetes Association recently announced a multiyear partnership making fresh Idaho potatoes the first veg... READ MORE »

World Potato Congress adopts Declaration of Dublin to address food insecurity

The World Potato Congress has adopted the Declaration of Dublin: Fostering Potato Partnerships for Food Security, a global pledge to share knowledge ... READ MORE »

Water stewardship crucial to growers’ operations

With water becoming an increasingly valuable commodity, potato growers are challenged to soak up every drop of this essential resource. Today, access ... READ MORE »

2023 Spudwoman of the Year a master of connecting the dots

Throughout her career, Jeanne Debons has mastered the art of working with people. Debons, the 2023 Spudwoman of the Year, has held varied jobs dire... READ MORE »

Sustainability has always been front of mind for Heartland Farms

Sustainability was a good century away from even becoming a word, much less a marketing slogan or even an economic guiding principle, when the Pavelsk... READ MORE »

Newly approved fungicide offers defense against early blight, other potato diseases

A new fungicide that offers potato growers control of early blight, white mold and other diseases has received EPA approval. Luna Pro, the latest a... READ MORE »

New partnership hopes to improve seed potato production in Wisconsin

A new public/private partnership aims to improve seed potato production in Wisconsin. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is teaming up with Starks Ea... READ MORE »

brightly colored organic produce for sale at a local market

Potato products part of record organic food growth in 2022

Organic food sales in the U.S. topped $60 billion for the first time in 2022, almost doubling 2021’s growth and accounting for 6% of the nation's to... READ MORE »

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