Make Every Bite Count with Potatoes

December 31, 2020 Potatoes USA

“It’s official: the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans have yet again confirmed the importance of eating more vegetables such as potatoes that provide potassium and vitamin C.1

Study Shows More Households are Purchasing Potatoes

October 6, 2020 Potatoes USA

Fresh potato sales increased significantly from July 2019 through June 2020, and so did the number of households buying potatoes. Eighty-eight percent of households purchased potatoes on an average of 10 times during the 52-week period.

Potato Sales at Retail See a 9% Increase in Volume Since July 2019

June 9, 2020 Potatoes USA

Retail potato sales soar, increasing 10.4% in dollar sales and 9.3% in volume sales between July 1, 2019 and May 19, 2020, according to IRI. All potato categories across the retail store, except deli-prepared sides, increased in dollar and volume sales.

Potato Retail Sales Increase Quarter 3 Of Marketing Year 2020

May 8, 2020 Potatoes USA

IRI data for the third quarter of the marketing year (January – March 2020) showed growth in both dollars and volume for total potato sales at retail. Total dollar sales increased by 15.5% and volume increased by 15%.

Potatoes USA Elects 2020-2021 Leadership

March 30, 2020 Potatoes USA

Potatoes USA, the marketing and promotion board for the U.S. potato industry, elected its new leadership during its 48th Annual Meeting on March 11. The newly elected Chairman and Executive Committee will lead the 99 board members through 2020-2021.