UPDATE: White Russet Idaho Potatoes
August 14, 2017
Storage crop Idaho White Russet potatoes will be available through September 1. New crop harvesting for the 2017-2018 season will begin in early October.
Temperatures have been ideal during the White Russet growth phase; very good quality and high yields are forecast
2017-2018 White Russet supplies are expected to be available through early September 2018
The White Russet possesses unique characteristics
Internal tissue remains white when cut or peeled, while conventional Russet potatoes begin to darken once exposed to air/oxygen
Acrylamide is reduced 50% to 80% when baked or fried at high temperatures; studies show that acrylamide has caused cancer in animals when exposed at very high doses
Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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