Nutritional and Economic Prospects for Expanded Potato Outlets

  • John BambergEmail author
  • Gina Greenway
Invited Review


Potato has a great impact on the economic and nutritional status of people worldwide. To capitalize on its potential, continued improvements in the current crop through breeding, production, and management technology are needed. We also need to expand potato use in diverse market outlets. In this review, we provide background on the challenge, examples of innovation in adapting other foods in response to changes in society, and explore several new possibilities for expansion of potato use.


Consumption Health 


La papa tiene un gran impacto en el estado económico y nutricional de la gente en todo el mundo. Para capitalizar este potencial, necesitamos continuar en el mejoramiento del cultivo actual a través de mejoramiento genético, producción y tecnología de manejo. También necesitamos expandir el uso de la papa en diversos mercados de salida. En esta revisión, proporcionamos antecedentes en el reto, ejemplos de innovación en la adaptación de otros alimentos en respuesta a los cambios de la sociedad, y exploramos varias nuevas posibilidades para la expansión del uso de la papa.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.USDA, Agricultural Research ServiceUS Potato GenebankSturgeon BayUSA
  2. 2.Department of Business and AccountingCollege of IdahoCaldwellUSA

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