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Nutritional Benefits of Potatoes
Selecting & Storing Potatoes
Keep in a cool, well ventilated place:
Around 45 - 50 degrees
longer, but the starches will turn to sugars and change the taste of the potato
Keep away from light when possible: Too much light causes
potatoes to turn green and may cause a bitter taste
Avoid potatoes with dark areas or green appearanceClean
Regular Shape (To avoid waste if peeling)
Uniform Shape (To insure consistent cooking)
Quality of Your Potatoes
These areas may
appear to be rotten spots, when in fact they
not affect the taste or use of the potato.
Exposure of potato tubers to light in the
field, in storage, on the
store shelf, or at home will induce the formation of a green
light-induced solanine is removed. Cooked potatoes cannot
turn green or produce solanine because cooking destroys the
enzyme mechanism required for its production; however, any
chlorophyll and solanine produced before cooking will remain
after cooking. A good guide is "if the potato tastes bitter, don't
The Kitchen Kleen Company
Barron West planted his first crop of Russet Burbank
Nuto Farms, local grower of Kitchen Kleen Potatoes is set in the rural community of Rice Lake, where it has created a strong and solid reputation as being a premier local grower and shipper in the potato industry. Nuto Farms location in Northern Wisconsin was no accident. The mild daytime temperatures and cool nights produce a quality potato that is high in dry matter and low in water content. A potato that really does store well and taste great.
Kitchen Kleen Potatoes are prime Russet Burbank potatoes. While Russet Burbank potatoes are hard to grow, they are a high quality potato that tastes great! For more information on potato varieties - check out our Potato Varieties page.
Each year Kitchen Kleen Potatoes disappear from grocer
shelves for the summer and return again in October. Our customers, like you, have come to rely on Kitchen Kleen Potatoes for their great taste and consistent quality, we won’t sacrifice quality by storing potatoes year round or by using a poorer quality variety. Our availability may be shorter, but that is to ensure the freshness of our potatoes and the potatoes speak for themselves. With Kitchen Kleen Potatoes, you really can taste the difference.
Kitchen Kleen Potatoes are sold October to June each year at preferred grocers in the Upper Midwest.
Ask your fresh produce manager for Kitchen Kleen Potatoes or visit Nuto Farms in Rice Lake mid Oct. - June.
Kitchen Kleen Potatoes are certified "Environmentally Grown" by the Midwest Food Alliance, a non-profit organization that provides third-party approval of farms that grow food in environmentally and socially responsible ways, Midwest Food Alliance.
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