Do you ever wonder what makes potatoes America’s favorite vegetable? Perhaps it’s because we love their comforting flavors and textures. Craving something creamy? Potatoes have got you covered. Want crispy and crunchy? There’s a potato for that, too. Each variety has its own unique traits that make them perfect for certain dishes – from fine and creamy to floury or crumbly.
Are you someone who appreciates potatoes’ versatility in the kitchen, providing ingredient options from fresh to frozen and everything in between? No matter what cooking style you prefer, there’s a potato for that.
Maybe you’re a culinarian, inspired by the endless options for pairing potatoes with other ingredients in cuisines from classic French and regional American to contemporary Spanish and traditional Mediterranean. For whatever reasons you love potatoes, we celebrate you for recognizing the glory of potatoes!
But what if you’ve been taking potatoes for granted lately, overlooking the incredible options of vibrant colors, distinct flavors, alluring aromas and appealing textures? Perhaps you’ve gotten stuck in a potato rut, making and eating potatoes the same way for years. Relax. We’re here to help.
We’re Potato Glory. We’re here to help you celebrate and explore the amazing world of potatoes; to inspire you to try new varieties, new preparation methods, and new recipes; and—hopefully— get you to love potatoes as much as we do.
Potatoes are an incredibly versatile ingredient. Need some inspiration? Check out our recipes, including our new Global Recipe collection inspired by food cultures from around the world.
Explore the sensory traits, unique applications, and nutrition information for a few of our most popular potato varieties.
It is so creamy.
It’s a versatile variety with a creamy texture and mild buttery flavor.
It holds its shape after cooking making it the perfect potato for potato salad.
It has alluring buttery popcorn aromas and flavors.
It’s got such a gorgeous dark maroon color after cooking!
It’s a great variety for making home fries.
It’s got surprisingly creamy, moist texture with delicious buttery flavor.
It has a mild flavor, and a tender, thin skin.
It’s the perfect variety for making light, fluffy, creamy mashed potatoes
It has a smooth creamy texture and rich buttery flavor.
%DV = Percent Daily Values. Daily Values are based on 2,000-calorie diets : healthy adults. Individual nutrient needs vary based on age, gender, activity levels, and other factors. | * indicates missing data | Nutritional data based on | cup raw potato.
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Dig In for More
Potatoes produce one crop per year, but thanks to quality-controlled storage, some types are available year-round while others have more limited availability due to storability and growing regions. Learn more about potato growing regions and seasons below.
Look for Potato Glory varieties at your local grocer and specialty markets. Can’t find what you want? Request that your store manager stock a greater diversity of specific varieties. Ask for them by name.
For Culinary and Foodservice Professionals
Ask your distributors what’s new and exciting in potato food culture. Encourage them to source and ship Potato Glory varieties for more preparation styles and pairing options for today’s discerning diners.
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