Tag Archives: russets

CPAC Fuels Ride the Rockies’ Cyclists

For the fifth time in the 28-year history of Ride the Rockies, a weeklong, 500-plus mile bike ride across some of the Centennial State’s … Continue reading

Posted in Perishables, What's New

Top Retail Displays Speak the Language of Love

Consumers weren’t the only ones professing their love for Idaho spuds during the annual Potato Lover’s Month retail celebration in February. Supermarket chains and … Continue reading

Posted in Perishables, What's New

For the love of spuds

Potato sales tend to slow down at the beginning of the year. By keeping them front and center in the produce department, retailers can … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

MountainKing Lights a Fire Under Summer Potato Sales

Responding to rapidly increasing trends for home grilling, Farming Technology, Inc. / MountainKing is promoting a potato grilling concept to retail grocery partners. Specially … Continue reading

Posted in Promotions, What's New

Talking Shop with… Ralph Schwartz

The director of vendor management and value-added marketing for Potandon Produce says that much change has taken place in the produce category in recent … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 05 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Supporting the spud

When the U.S. Department of Agriculture proposed limiting the amount of potatoes that could be served in federally financed school lunches this past fall, potato growers prepared for battle. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 01 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Pass the potatoes

New potato varieties, smaller packages and value-added offerings are attracting a new generation of consumers. By Elizabeth Louise Hatt At one time, the typical … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 01 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh