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How to Buy POTATOES Potatoes are one of the top 20 vegetables consumed in the United States. In fact, each American eats nearly 50 pounds of potatoes each year — boiled, baked, roasted, fried, scalloped, creamed, stuffed, and even raw.

Potato Origin and Origin

Potatoes – The Transatlantic Tuber • Cultivated by the Incas in the Andes in about 2,000 B.C. • Spaniards took them back to the Old World

Marketing and Market Outlook

Potatoes The potato (Solanum tuberosum) is a cool-season plant originally from the Andes Mountains of South America. The tubers are underground stems (also known as stolons), not roots.


The two critical environmental factors involved in properly storing potatoes are temperature and humidity. Adequate and unrestricted air movement is also necessary to maintain constant temperature and humidity throughout the storage pile, ...


Potatoes 1 The potato ( Solanum tuberosum ) is one off the most important vegetable crops in the world. Potato cultivars are available in many shapes, sizes, and colors.

Easy Gardening – Potatoes

Easy Gardening Joseph Masabni, Assistant Professor and Extension Horticulturist, The Texas A&MUniversity System IRISH POTATOES • IRISH POTATOES • IRISH POT A--1-I rishpotatoesare one of America'smost popular vegetables—the average A meri-caneatsabout 125 pounds of potatoes and potato ...


210 2010 Ohio Vegetable Production Guide Potatoes Potatoes Culture Potatoes are an important vegetable crop in Ohio and are sold for fresh market, roadside stands and processing.

Potatoes in the Garden

Reviewed June 2010 Potatoes in the Garden Dan Drost Summary Potatoes prefer a sunny location, long growing season, and fertile, well drained soil for best yields.


NUTRITION FACTS Serving size: 1 medium potato (173g) , baked with skin Amount Per Serving Calories 170 Calories from Fat 0 % Daily Value* Total Fat 0g 0% Saturated Fat 0g 0% Trans Fat 0g Cholesterol 0mg 0% Sodium 25mg 1% Total Carbohydrate 37g 12% Dietary Fiber 4g 16% Sugars 2g ...


www.potatoes.com 2 W ashington State Potato Commission I t's hard to imagine a potato being controversial. The health promoting benefits of vegetables are well-documented in the scientific literature, and potatoes have long held the prominent position of America's favorite vegetable for their ...