In this weeks episode of The Produce Industry Podcast w/ Patrick Kelly we chat more than just nibbles!!! If you are a potato enthusiast you know!!! If you aren’t well, today we are here to talk all things Potatoes!! Today Nate Knutson and Tom Wopperer of RPE/Tasteful Selections brings a little SPUDOLOGY to the table this morning!! Whether you enjoy russets, fingerlings, nibbles, yellow or reds Tasteful selections has it all.
· RPE was established in 1971, earning over those five decades a well-deserved reputation as the fresh potato industry leader. We continue to provide value in new and exciting ways, most especially as a solutions provider helping retail customers grow their categories.
· RPE is the potato industry leader with reliable year-round Idaho russet, red and yellow commodity, non-Idaho russet and baby potato supplies. RPE maintains a presence in all major potato-producing regions and controls upwards of 18% of the United States fresh potato market.
· RPE sells 1.1 billion pounds of potatoes annually.
Tune in and Tune on today as we chat about RPE/Tasteful Selection strategic growing practices, holiday favorites to promote, and all the varieties of potatoes that should be in the department.
FANCY SPONSORS: Ag Tools, Inc.: https://www.agtechtools.com, Flavor Wave, LLC.: https://flavorwavefresh.com, Noble Citrus: https://noblecitrus.com, Buck Naked Onions/Owyhee Produce, Inc.: http://www.owyheeproduce.com and John Greene Logistics Company: https://www.jglc.com and Summer Citrus From South Africa; https://www.summercitrus.com
CHOICE SPONSORS: Indianapolis Fruit Company: https://indyfruit.com, Equifruit: https://equifruit.com Arctic® Apples: https://arcticapples.com Sev-Rend Corporation: https://www.sev-rend.com, Jac Vandenberg Inc.: https://www.jacvandenberg.com Dole Fresh Vegetables: https://www.dole.com/en/produce/vegetables WholesaleWare: https://www.grubmarket.com/hello/software/index.html Continental Fresh, LLC: https://www.continentalfresh.com Golden Star Citrus, Inc.: http://www.goldenstarcitrus.com
STANDARD SPONSORS: Freshway Produce: https://www.freshwayusa.com , Yo, Quiero/Fresh Innovations, LLC.: https://yoquierobrands.com/ RPE/Tasteful Selections: https://www.tastefulselections.com/ Ben B. Schwartz & Co.:https://benbdetroit.com/ and Citrus America: https://citrusamerica.com
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