As Growing Potato Sales and Dining at Home Trend Continue Side Delights Provides the Products Shoppers Seek

September 23, 2021 Fresh Solutions Network

Side Delights® shared industry data showing that retail sales of fresh potatoes alone totaled $3.1 Billion for the past year (July 2020-June 2021). During this time frame, consumers bought 577 million more pounds of potatoes than before the pandemic (July 2018 – June 2019.) These figures confirm the continued demand for potatoes in the U.S., which holds their position as the leading vegetable and top side dish in the country.1

Colorado Fresh Potato Crop Outlook: “Quality is Extraordinary”

September 14, 2021 MountainKing Potatoes

As MountainKing readies for its fall harvest, early tests from its fields in Colorado’s San Luis Valley offer encouraging signs for several of the brand’s gourmet varieties including its yellow-flesh varietals.

All-Yellow Flesh Potatoes Continue Upward Trend in Volume Sales, Profits

August 11, 2021 MountainKing Potatoes

All-yellow flesh potatoes continue to rise above russets, reds and whites in the critical metric of retailer volume sales, an encouraging sign for grocers as growers ready for their upcoming fall harvests.

Side Delights Potatoes Provide Shoppers With Cooler Cooking Alternatives in Warm Weather

August 5, 2021 Fresh Solutions Network

“While warm weather brings barbecues and beach trips, consumers are looking for ways to avoid cooking in a hot kitchen,” noted Kathleen Triou, President and CEO of Fresh Solutions Network. “Side Delights® offers solutions with ‘cool-kitchen’ preparable products and refreshing recipes.” 

Side Delights A Cut Above Potatoes For the Above & Beyond Signature Potato Program

July 20, 2021 Fresh Solutions Network

Fresh Solutions Network, LLC will be featuring their A Cut Above® whole fresh and fresh-cut potato line at this week’s PMA Foodservice Expo in Monterey California. A Cut Above uses select White and Russet potato varieties, some with higher solid content and lower water, to yield consistently superior house-made potato chips and French fries.