Potato Retail Sales on the Rise: Dollar Sales Increase 17.2% in Q4 2022

February 2, 2023 Potatoes USA

Potato retail sales increased in dollar sales by 17.2% but decreased in volume sales by -1.3% from October – December 2022 compared to the same timeframe a year ago. Despite a slight decrease in volume sales, volume sales remain above pre-pandemic levels.

The Famous Potato, a Nutritional Powerhouse

January 30, 2023 Potatoes USA

It’s the New Year, which means many of us are trying to eat better, save money and find more time in our day. Cara Harbstreet, registered dietitian and intuitive eating expert, recommends a kitchen hero that’s a solution for it all: the potato!

Retail Sales Soared For Potatoes July-September 2022

December 30, 2022 Potatoes USA

Potato retail sales increased in dollar sales by 17.8% but decreased in volume sales by 2.1% from July – September 2022 compared to the same timeframe a year ago. Despite a small decrease in volume sales, volume sales remain above pre-pandemic levels.

As Grocery Costs Continue to Rise, Side Delights Shares Solutions for Upcycling Potato Peels

December 7, 2022 Fresh Solutions Network

The rising price of groceries is the leading obstacle for shoppers globally1. As consumers look for ways to contend with the prices, Side Delights® suggests the emerging trend of upcycling as an economical and sustainable solution. Upcycling is the process of transforming by-products, waste materials, or unwanted products into new materials and is used for everything from packaging to produce. 

Potato Industry leaders honored at Prince Edward Island Potato Board Annual Banquet

The Prince Edward Island potato industry gathered for its annual awards dinner for the first time since 2020.  COVID-19 had put the banquet on hold for the past two years.