Where do you find true Idaho Potatoes?
I know what you mean; sometimes it is confusing, especially if you are in a hurry. First of all, “Idaho potatoes” are not a variety… they are a source of origin. So only potatoes grown in Idaho can be called Idaho Potatoes. These are the authentic, genuine spuds from Idaho. They usually are russets, and mostly we grow the Russet Burbank variety, which is still favored in foodservice. However in grocery or retail stores the Russet Norkotah has come on strong in recent years because it has a slightly moister taste and a pretty even colored skin and oval shape.
The best way, is to look for the “Grown in Idaho” Seal.