The United States Potato Board (USPB) announces nominations are now open for new Board Members for the 2013-2016 term. Mississippi has an open seat available for one grower representative wishing to serve on this organization.
The USPB is the nation’s potato marketing organization. Positioned as the “catalyst for positive change,” the USPB is the central organizing force in implementing programs increasing demand for potatoes and potato products. The USPB provides the ideas, information, tools and inspiration for the industry to unite in achieving common goals.
Anchoring the USPB’s grower-directed programs is a foundation of market and consumer research and analysis, critical information used to understand the business environment for potatoes.
The United States Potato Board (USPB) is the nation’s potato marketing and research organization. Based in Denver, Colorado, the USPB represents more than 2,500 potato growers and handlers across the country.The USPB was established in 1971 by a group of potato growers to promote the benefits of eating potatoes. Today, as the largest vegetable commodity board, the USPB is proud to be recognized as an innovator in the produce industry.
Anchored by a strong foundation of market and consumer research and analysis, the USPB domestic and international potato marketing programs include: advertising, nutrition science, public relations, retail and foodservice marketing, and issues management. Whether the potato is grown for fresh, frozen, chip, dehydrated or seed use, the USPB is dedicated to positioning potatoes as a nutrition powerhouse—truly, goodness unearthed.