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POTATOES

Potato storage tips

Store potatoes in a cool, dark place; potatoes will last up to two to three months.  Make sure air can circulate around the potatoes; do not store in a tight plastic bag.

Did you know?

Potatoes turn green when they’re exposed to light. Trim away any green area before cooking.

What’s a serving size of potatoes?

Potatoes belong to the Vegetables and Fruit food group in Canada’s Food Guide. One Food Guide serving is ½ cup (125 mL) or ½ a medium-sized potato.