How do you bake potatoes on the grill? What type of potato is ideal for a potato salad? When were potatoes first cultivated in the United States? Do potatoes really have more potassium than a banana? You’ve come to the right place to get all these questions answered and so much more. Dig in to learn everything you need to know about potatoes and nutrition!
One potato, two potato, three potato, more! There are hundreds of potato varieties planted around the world today but there are seven main potato types – Russets, reds, yellows, whites, blues/purples, fingerlings and petites – found in most major grocery stores today. Here you’ll find information on all of them, including best ideas for usage, flavor descriptions and recipes. Try a new type today!
The potato is full of history! From the Irish famine to today’s position as the world’s largest food crop, we’ve got all kinds of fun facts for your next trivia game or school report. Read on to raise your Potato IQ!
Welcome to your one-stop-shop for potato nutrition. That’s right, potatoes are a healthy and important staple in our diet. Find out why right here in our nutrition section which includes everything from the FDA-approved Nutrition Facts Label to why you should care about getting enough potassium (oh, and by the way, potatoes are an excellent source of potassium!).