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Potatoes, No. 2

Markon Essentials (ESS) No. 2 Potatoes are ideal when external appearance is not important, but flavor, quality, food safety, sustainability, and consistency are.

Product Details

Shelf Life:
Julian pack date.
Ethylene Producing:
Ethylene Sensitive:
U.S. No. 2

Available Offerings from Markon for Potatoes, No. 2

Description Net Weight Pack GTIN UPC
Potatoes, No. 2 50 pounds or 23 kilograms 6 OZ Mesh 2 06 11628 92282 3 6 11628 92282 9

Storage Tips:

Store in a cool, dark, well-ventilated area.

Handling Tips:

To avoid bruising, handle as little as possible; gently scrub to remove dirt without breaking the skin. Rinse whole fruits and vegetables in clean running water prior to using.

General Usage Ideas

  • Potatoes add fiber and comfort to breakfast menus: try them in hash browns, omelets, and quiches
  • Lunch is the perfect time for crisp, house-made french fries; potatoes also work well in mayonnaise-based salads and broth or creamy soups
  • Baked, mashed, roasted, or fried, potatoes are a staple dinner ingredient; flavors that pair well include bacon, butter, cheese, cream, fresh herbs, eggplant, and tomatoes

Fall / Winter Usage Ideas:

  • Mix ratatouille (made with roasted and puréed MFC Eggplant, MFC Red Bell Peppers, RSS Sliced Onions, MFC Tomatoes, and RSS Peeled Garlic) with the flesh of baked ESS Idaho Potatoes
  • Serve mashed ESS Idaho Potatoes with filet mignon, pork roast, and grilled chicken
  • Bake ESS Idaho Potatoes; mash flesh with cream and blue cheese; serve in skins

Spring / Summer Usage Ideas:

  • Top sautéed ESS Idaho Potatoes with poached eggs and micro greens
  • Mix mashed ESS Idaho Potatoes with pesto; serve with flash-fried greens

Did You Know?

The term 'spud' originally meant some kind of spade or digging-fork, more particularly the three-pronged fork commonly used to raise the potato crop.