Getting Potatoes back into the classroom
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Sarah Wirth, President of HETTANZ discussed ‘Getting potatoes back in the classroom’ at the recent Potatoes NZ conference. The following … Read More

Phytochemicals
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The term ‘phytochemicals’ refers to a wide variety of compounds made by plants which affect our health. The benefits of … Read More

Carbohydrates and fibre
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Carbohydrate-rich foods like potatoes are a good source of energy. For a balanced diet, carbohydrates should supply just over half … Read More

Food intolerance and allergies
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Potatoes can be used in the following exclusion diets: Gluten free Wheat free Dairy free Egg free Nut free Low … Read More

Satiety index
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Potatoes are a high satiety index food, approximately 2.5 times that of comparable carbohydrates such as rice and pasta.  The … Read More

Energy
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Carbohydrate-rich foods like potatoes are a good source of energy. For a balanced diet, carbohydrates should supply just over half … Read More

Healthy potatoes
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The New Zealand Ministry of Health Guidelines include potatoes in their recommendation of three vegetable serves per day. For good … Read More

Potatoes and sport
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Most athletes need to focus on getting enough carbohydrates into their diet. Potatoes are a great source of carbohydrate and … Read More

Gluten free
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Nutritious and delicious all fresh potatoes are naturally gluten free. With the rising awareness of gluten intolerance and celiac disease, … Read More