Friday Fun Facts: I say, “POTATO”!

🥔 The potato is about 80% water and 20% solids.

🥔 An 8 ounce baked or boiled potato has only about 100 calories.

🥔 The average American eats about 124 pounds of potatoes per year

🥔 The potato is the most important non-cereal crop in the world, and fourth most important crop overall. Only corn, wheat, and rice are more important. In the US, potato products are the second most consumed food overall, trailing only dairy.