Southern Sweet Potatoes

SOUTHERN SWEET POTATOES

Sweet potato industry leverages locally grown movement, exports

09/15/2014 12:48:16 PM

Local sales are important to the sweet potato industry, growers say. “Eating local is important when... Read more.


Southern sweets enjoy increasing sales

08/21/2014 12:46:03 PM

Sweet potato sales are up 8.5% from last year, according to The Packer’s 2014 Produce Market... Read more.


Marketers work to broaden sweet potatoes’ appeal

08/21/2014 12:43:34 PM

Holidays are still the most popular time to promote sweet potatoes, but companies are working to expand... Read more.



Sweet potato varieties increase options

08/21/2014 12:41:23 PM

The majority of sweet potatoes grown in North Carolina are of the covington variety, said George Wooten... Read more.


Southern Sweet Potato business updates

08/21/2014 12:38:35 PM

Black Gold Farms Black Gold Farms, Grand Forks, N.D., acquired Dawson Farms, Delhi, La., earlier this... Read more.


Value-added sweet potatoes spawn bag craze

08/21/2014 12:33:56 PM

Sweet potato packers and shippers say bags are the biggest trend for the category, with value-added... Read more.


More potatoes go to foodservice, processing

08/21/2014 12:30:55 PM

Sweet potatoes are still a trendy recipe item in many foodservice establishments, with fries and baked... Read more.



Sweet potatoes cater to convenience

08/21/2014 12:28:05 PM

The value-added segment is growing across the U.S., and southern growers say the category is helping... Read more.


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