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Where can I find out how many pounds of potatoes are consumed each year in the USA and how much is fresh versus frozen or dehydrated?
The National Potato Council tracks this and while it lags behind a year or two, you can easily follow the per capita potato consumption (currently at 117 pounds per year) as well as the highest producing states (Idaho has been on top since passing Maine in 1957).
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Established in 1937, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is a state agency that is responsible for promoting and protecting the famous "Grown in Idaho®" seal, a federally registered trademark that assures consumers they are purchasing genuine, top-quality Idaho® potatoes. Idaho's ideal growing conditions, including rich, volcanic soil, climate and irrigation differentiate Idaho® potatoes from potatoes grown in other states.
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