MONTEREY, Calif. — Southwind Farms, Heyburn, Idaho, will be offering marble potatoes in retail packs by October, said Rob Lake, who handles agronomy and marketing development for the company, during the Produce Marketing Association’s 2009 Foodservice Conference & Exposition in Monterey July 26.

Southwind Farms to sell marble potatoes for retail
                                                     Dawn Withers

Southwind Farms' Vice President Jerry Tominaga, left, holds marble potatoes, which the company plans to start offering in retail packs this fall. He is next to Rod Lake, who handles agronomy and marketing development, and President Robert Tominaga, during the Produce Marketing Association’s 2009 Foodservice Conference & Exposition.

Each retail pack will contain in 1 ½ pounds of potatoes, Lake said, and the company plans to continue to offer marble potato foodservice packs.