public opinion

Best practices for buying, storing and cooking potatoes

NOTE: With the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, which has so many people staying at home, Potatoes USA, the national marketing board for the U... READ MORE »

Studies on athletic performance benefits of potatoes underway

Potatoes are a nutritional powerhouse providing an excellent source of vitamin C and potassium, even more than bananas. In fact, compared to many othe... READ MORE »

State of the Potato Industry Report 2020

The U.S. potato industry has been in a fight in recent decades, a fight against negative public perception. International demand for potatoes and p... READ MORE »

Opinion: Washington Post coverage of school meal rules unfair to potatoes

The National Potato Council has been pushing for increased inclusion of potatoes in national school breakfast and lunch guidelines in recent years, th... READ MORE »

Side Delights launching ‘Journey of a Potato’ video campaign

Side Delights is launching a new video campaign designed to educate consumers and potato buyers on the growing process of potatoes. The video — �... READ MORE »

RJ Harvey

Potatoes USA chef RJ Harvey showcasing potatoes in exciting new ways

If the Food Network ever devotes a show solely to potatoes, RJ Harvey would be the perfect host. Harvey’s job as director of culinary for Potatoe... READ MORE »


Weight Watchers recognizes potatoes as ‘ZeroPoints’ food

Weight Watchers, now called WW, has given potatoes the coveted “ZeroPoints” classification for one of its weight-loss plans, meaning they don’t ... READ MORE »

Breaking down high-quality carbohydrates

Nutrition Today published the manuscript “High Quality Carbohydrates: A Concept in Search of a Definition” in its November/December issue. The ... READ MORE »

Potatoes just as effective in sustaining workouts as carb gel, study shows

Consuming potato puree during prolonged exercise works just as well as a commercial carbohydrate gel in sustaining blood glucose levels and boosting p... READ MORE »

Potatoes USA ends funding to Culinary Institute of America over stance on spuds

Potatoes USA considered its relationship with the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) as a “cornerstone” of its mission to promote spuds, Pota... READ MORE »

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