Food service opportunities for spuds increasing in the US

Image result for foodservice potatoAs a member of the Colorado delegation to the 2018 Potato Expo in Orlando, FL, Jim Ehrlich, executive director of the Colorado Potato Administrative Committee in Monte Vista, said the show provided insight into “some real opportunities in food service.” He said, “More and more people are eating out again due to the improving economy, and the Millennial consumers especially want a food experience. Eating out gives that.” In addition to restaurant dining on the rise, Ehrlich said, “There’s a changing retail landscape with the question of more online shopping coming up. It could be premature, but there are definitely a lot of opportunities for retailers to market product and also opportunities for fresh market shippers to work with retailers for online shipping.” More