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The last several 5 lb bags of “Red" potatoes we've bought have a pastel yellow cast to them, instead of being white when peeled. Previously, the potatoes we bought were white, which looked better when mashed. What's up, are these not from Idaho?
Idaho grows several red varieties, and some newer varieties have a yellow flesh inside, as well as the usual white. You can find all of our Idaho® potato varieties at the following link: https://idahopotato.com/directory/varieties.
Always look for a bag that has the "Grown in Idaho" certification mark on it as this will guarantee you are purchasing genuine Idaho® potatoes.
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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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