Maine Potatoes are Fresh, Sustainable, Delicious, and Nutritious!
The Maine Potato industry prides itself on producing a high-quality product, whether that product is potatoes destined for your table, french fries, potato chips, or other processed potatoes. The Maine Quality Trademark is your guarantee that the contents are only the highest quality. In fact, before those potatoes can bear that trademark, they are inspected and pass requirements stricter than the United States Department of Agriculture’s U.S. No. 1 grade. Just look for the red, white and blue State of Maine trademark the next time you’re shopping for potatoes.
In the news…
Before leaving Presque Isle, we spent some time learning about the equipment needed to raise potatoes and other county crops. Wow! BIG Tonka toys! Some of our legislators enjoyed trying their hand at driving a tractor around (with a coach, of course) at Theriault’s John Deere. The tractor, regularly priced at $274,000 was on sale […]
The legislators on tour had a great dinner at the Presque Isle Snowmobile Club to finish the first day. We were joined by a number of growers so everyone had the opportunity to meet and have conversations about the industry and what is on the agenda for day two. MPB executive director Don Flannery gave […]