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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 — â... 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 »

Idaho Potato Commission highlights state growers with ‘Thank a Farmer’ promotion

Many say potatoes put Idaho on the map. The crew at the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) doesn't disagree, but prefers to say potatoes and their dedicate... READ MORE »

Study: Starch from potatoes healthier than others

Potatoes have received a bad rap in recent decades for being full of starch and carbs. Nutrition knowledge has come a long way during that time and ha... READ MORE »

National Potato Council calls New York Times’ french fries article ‘misleading’

A New York Times' story that refers to french fries as "starch bombs" has drawn ire from the National Potato Council. “You Don’t Want Fries wit... READ MORE »

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