Little Potato Company makes a big impact on local economy

The Little Potato Company, the world’s largest supplier of creamer potatoes, opened the doors to its newly-built $20 million dollar facility in DeForest Thursday. Officials at the company say it’s a big deal because the new facility will allow for the expansion of their potatoes to be sold at over 38,000 grocery stores nationwide, paving the way for job opportunities, both directly with the company and indirectly. Angela Santiago, the company’s CEO and Co-Founder says the best part of her job is knowing the positive impact the business is having on people. She says the easiest way to do that is by just talking with employees. More