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US Fresh Potato Sales Reach Record Levels in Central America

09/29/2020

 

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US Fresh Potato Sales Reach Record Levels in Central America

By building knowledge and a positive image of US fresh table-stock potatoes, Potatoes USA’sretail marketing program in Central America has driven sales to record levels and made US potatoes a go-to item for many consumers. The value of US fresh potato exports to markets targeted by Potatoes USA’s program in this region reached $13.8 million during the July 2018 - June 2019 marketing year. This is up 21 percent from the previous marketing year, and is three times their value a decade ago.