29 July 2020
US retail potato sales up 11%
Retail potato sales in the USA hit a five-year high between July 2019 and June 2020, increasing by 11% in dollars and 10% in volume.
Potato chips and fresh potatoes, which make up a majority of sales, were both up, with fresh potatoes increasing 15% in dollars year-over-year, according to a report by American TV channel RFD-TV. Additionally, all pack sizes saw double digit growth.
Canned, frozen and dehydrated potatoes were also all up more than 10% year-over-year in both dollars and volume.
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