North Carolina Sweet Potatoes


Foodservice demand for sweet potatoes grows

10/12/2011 9:33:00 AM

A sweet potato fry trial run at Wendy’s is the latest in a string of successes for the North... Read more.

Foodservice market remains strong thanks to steakhouse popularity

10/06/2010 3:18:52 PM

Whether or not it’s their account, sweet potato grower-shippers are fans of the Outback Steakhouse... Read more.

America’s love for fries boosts sweet potato production, firms up market

10/06/2010 3:14:39 PM

Five years ago, processed sweet potatoes weren’t a major part of the business. Nowadays, sweet potatoes... Read more.

Bagging investments pay off for sweet potato grower-shippers

10/06/2010 3:10:37 PM

Just a few years ago, bagging machines sat idle in the packing shed most of the year. Used only... Read more.

Sweet potato commission, Carolina shippers enjoy strong export markets

10/06/2010 2:55:43 PM

North Carolina sweet potato growers have a straight shot to a market with a lot of potential. European... Read more.

Carolina sweet potato grower-shippers gamble, and win, on late-season rains

10/06/2010 2:37:29 PM

It’s been a hot, dry summer in North Carolina. Sweet potato grower-shippers needed some rain and many... Read more.

Growers expect strong crop despite dry weather

10/19/2009 9:16:53 AM

In mid-September, many sweet potato farms became busy with this year’s harvest, said Laurie Wood,... Read more.

Marketers plan wave of sweet potato promotions

10/19/2009 9:12:32 AM

Sweet potato business is booming, and especially in North Carolina. “We produce over 40% of the country’s... Read more.

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