retail

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 »

Produce sales shift with inflation

September continued where August left off. The stellar 2020 performance for fresh produce was secured by better trip conversion and an increase in spe... READ MORE »

Retail potatoes show solid numbers for fiscal year end

From July 2020-June 2021, U.S. potato sales increased in dollars by 3% but declined slightly in volume by 0.3% compared to the previous July-June mark... READ MORE »

Spring retail sales of potatoes above pre-pandemic levels

While U.S. sales of potatoes in the retail sector declined 10.5% April to June from 2020, sales were still up from the pre-pandemic spring levels of 2... READ MORE »

After a year-plus of pandemic, potato gains in retail sector start to level off

After 15 months of pandemic-influenced buying habits, year-over-year numbers of potato sales in the retail sector are leveling off. According to fi... READ MORE »

Potato sales in retail sector see boon during pandemic year

Total potato sales at retail were at five-year record highs for both dollar and volume sales in 2020. Dollar sales increased by 16% compared to 201... READ MORE »

High sales of potatoes in retail sector continue

Record potato retail sales continued from October to December 2020, the second quarter of Potatoes USA’s marketing year 2021. All three months sa... READ MORE »

Potato retail, foodservice trends examined during Potato Expo

One of the keynote sessions at Potato Expo 2021 dove into how consumer food-buying habits have changed during COVID-19 and where opportunities are for... READ MORE »

Overall usage of U.S. potatoes down, in spite of retail boom

Based on an analysis of the potatoes and potato products sold at retail and foodservice, and accounting for the volume of U.S. exports and imports, th... READ MORE »

Potato industry leaders discuss demand shift impacts of COVID

Longtime Washington State Potato Commission Executive Director Chris Voigt offered an interesting take on how a shift from eating out toward eating at... READ MORE »


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