Southern Sweet Potatoes

SOUTHERN SWEET POTATOES

Sweet potatoes aren't just for pie

08/29/2013 3:06:50 PM

Promoting sweet potatoes still is often based around holiday use, but growers want to expand the peak... Read more.


Rain causes delays, possible shortages

08/29/2013 2:40:56 PM

A wet year has caused delays and possible shortages in sweet potato crops in the South, growers say. “The... Read more.


Shippers find success in value-added products

08/28/2012 5:34:46 PM

Value-added sweet potato products are growing at a faster rate than bulk sales for a number of Southern... Read more.



After prices fall, some shippers reduce exports

08/28/2012 5:22:12 PM

Strong domestic demand and competition from other countries have lowered prices and combined to make... Read more.


Foodservice business continues strong growth

08/28/2012 5:17:24 PM

A seemingly endless stream of restaurants — including some of the country’s biggest chains —... Read more.


Carolina growers scale back acreage despite consumer demand

08/28/2012 5:14:11 PM

Rising demand for Southern sweet potatoes shows no signs of letting up, grower-shippers say as they... Read more.


Southern Sweet Potato business updates

08/24/2012 5:12:55 PM

Burch Farms invests in customized harvesters In the second half of August, Faison, N.C.-based Burch Farms... Read more.



Sweet potato growers expect to ship cured-to-cured in 2012

08/24/2012 4:43:56 PM

Whether they got lucky with rain or had to rely more on their irrigation systems, Southern sweet potato... Read more.


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