Side Delights® Shares Study Showcasing Health Benefits of Potatoes; Kathleen Triou Discusses
NEWPORT BEACH, CA - Health has become a prime focus for a majority of shoppers, driven exponentially by the impact of COVID-19. As consumers, scientists, and the media continue to turn their attention to health-conscious offerings, the potato is once again taking the spotlight.
"It's good to see potatoes getting the recognition they deserve," said Kathleen Triou, President and Chief Executive Officer of Fresh Solutions Network. "Whether consumers are embracing a plant-based or whole food diet, or just looking for a healthier way of eating, the potato is a powerful, economical, nutrient-dense, and delicious food."
Potatoes are known for their high levels of potassium and vitamin C, as well as fiber. Potatoes also contain prebiotic fiber, which is crucial for feeding and sustaining beneficial gut bacteria, according to a press release. With a host of health benefits, retailers have the chance to drive further demand for the category and up potato sales with a heightened focus on the advantages they can provide shoppers.
To help draw attention to the potato category, Side Delights® offers a variety of healthy choices, including Potato Kits, Convenience Potatoes, Gourmet Potatoes, Fresh-Cut Potatoes, and Organic Potatoes, guaranteed to meet the demands of today’s health-forward consumer.
As the search for healthy and nutritious foods continues to uncover new channels of demand in the retail sector, optimize Side Delights’ diverse portfolio to appeal to each and every shopper.
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