Seed, Varieties

US: New potato varieties enter the market

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With the rise of specialty potatoes in the retail world, several new varieties are emerging in the race to find new favorite options for retail and processing application. One variety, MonDak Gold, is nearing the retail market, according to Chuck Stadick, potato consultant with Spud Viking Potato Consulting, Caldwell, Idaho.  The new, branded potato variety, named for its desired growing region, was developed by Christian Thill of the University of Minnesota, and is thought to be an improvement over Yukon gold.

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