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How Do I Know What Kind of Idaho® Russet Potatoes I am Buying?


I always buy russet potatoes from Idaho at my local grocery store, but how do I which variety I am purchasing?


Idaho is the ONLY state that REQUIRES variety labeling on all our potatoes. It’s the law in Idaho! If you don’t see a label, most likely you are buying another state’s potatoes. 

Look on the kwiklok (bag closure) once you locate Idaho Potatoes. Most likely you will see either the variety “Norkotah” or “Burbank”.  And to find where to purchase Idaho Potatoes, follow this link: