Recent Coverage

Scott Farms wins produce marketing award
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Posted Thursday, September 21, 2017 10:30 pm From staff reports   LUCAMA — Scott Farms’ successful television advertising campaign has earned the Wilson County business a national marketing award. Scott Farms International’…
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Triscuits Adds Sweet Potatoes To New Brown Rice Lineup
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Nabisco's new Brown Rice Triscuit lineup features wholesome new flavors like red bean with roasted red pepper and sweet potato with roasted sweet onion. Triscuit is seeking to appeal to consumers who are eating more snacks and less traditional meals…
Food Delivery Service Blue Apron Features North Carolina Sweet Potatoes
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This week, the NYC-based food delivery service Blue Apron included North Carolina sweet potatoes in their delivery for their winter lentil salad. Neat, huh? The recipe was part of their vegetarian delivery option where once a week customers receiv…
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Deborah Madison On Sweet Potatoes in Edible Chicago
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Deborah Madison, the queen of vegetarian cooking, included a great piece on sweet potatoes in the winter issue of Edible Chicago's In Season section. Her simple explanation on the difference between a sweet potato and a yam should clear up any con…
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Happy Sweet Potato Month + Ina Pinkney’s Recipe for Moroccan Sweet Potato Stew with Raisins
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Did you know February is Sweet Potato Month? Well it is! And we're celebrating with some of our favorite chefs that use sweet potatoes on their menu year-round. Our first chef this month is Ina Pinkney of Ina's in Chicago. One of her most popular…
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FRESH PLAZA REPORTS: GOOD WEATHER MAKES FOR CLEAN SWEET POTATO CROP
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Fresh Plaza journalist Carlos Nunez caught up with our very own Sue Johnson-Langdon to find out a little bit about this year's stellar sweet potato crop. Turns out we've had some great weather and North Carolina produced high volumes of sweet potato…
O Magazine Features Sweet Potato Quinoa Patties
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This past February, O Magazine's food editor, Kate Rockwood, judged our No More 'Mallows Blogger Recipe Contest and she was quite taken with the winning Maple Sweet Potato Pecan Burgers, so taken in fact that she adapted the recipe and included it…
Simplot Explains the Importance of Curing
Simplot, a potato and sweet potato processor located in Idaho, explains the importance of curing. North Carolina has made a commitment  to providing only cured product year round. The video features Mike Boyette, NCSU researcher, and Jim Jones, a N…
Sonic Introduces Sweet Potato Tots!
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According to QSRweb.com, Sonic ("America's Drive-In") is introducing sweet potato tater tots for a limited time! The launch is in response to an increase in demand. According to data from the USDA Economic Research Service, sweet potato U.S. per…
Kroger Stores Demo Sweet Potato Soup
Throughout February, Kroger stores in the mid-atlantic region will be demonstrating how to make sweet potato soup thanks to a partnership with the North Carolina SweetPotato Commission. If you can't make it to any stores, view the video here. You ca…