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Potatoes

The potato was first domesticated in the region of modern-day southern Peru and extreme northwestern Bolivia between 8000 and 5000 BC. It has since spread around the world and become a staple crop in many countries. Following rice, wheat and maize, the potato is the 4th largest food crop in the world. Botanically speaking, potatoes are classified as a vegetable, however, in terms of nutrition, they are classified as starchy food.

Did you know?

  • Potatoes are 80% water
  • Potatoes are amongst the most environmentally friendly vegetables. They’re easy to grow, and don’t require massive amounts of fertilizer and chemical additives to thrive.
  • The world’s largest potato producing country is China.
  • Potatoes are used to brew alcoholic beverages such as vodka, potcheen, or akvavit.

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