Price is an inherently important piece when marketing any product, and potatoes are no exception to that. Fresh potatoes have experienced considerable price fluctuations over recent years and volume has seemed to follow a similar roller coaster.
The IPC recently launched its new national television commercial, which again features the now famous farmer searching for his Truck. But this year, his search soars to news heights with the help of a fellow farmer.
Last week Dr. Arjen de Vos beat 560 competitors from 90 countries to win the prestigious USAid grand challenge award for its salt-tolerant potato.
Researchers are now employing 3-D printing technology to build far more complicated contraptions.
New research from the Alliance for Potato Research & Education (APRE) has found that by contributing approximately 7 percent of dietary fiber to the U.S. food supply, white potatoes are an importance source of this nutrient for Americans.
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