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Green Thumb Farms launches Farmer’s First, a new program to introduce unique spuds to the market

Green Thumb Farms launches Farmer’s First, a new program to introduce unique spuds to the market

(Fryeburg, Maine) – November 15, 2019 Green Thumb Farms launched a new program this fall to discover and develop new potato varieties. The goal of “Farmer’s First” is two-fold: to give retailers a way to offer something new and to give consumers new products that work well in their kitchens. Every year, Green Thumb will partner with a retailer to identify a potato variety they think their customers will love. Then Green Thumb will grow the variety in the farm’s exceptional soil, nutrients for plants and microclimate to ensure that they can successfully cultivate that particular variety. With...

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Green Thumb Farms Launches Cold River Gold, a Potato Variety that Chefs Dig

FRYEBURG, MAINE –  NOVEMBER 15, 2018 This holiday season, home cooks will be able to purchase the premium potato that professional chefs in Maine have loved for years. Cold River Gold is now available to consumers at select retailers in New England. Distinctive new packaging made of craft paper – and visual art work that celebrates the Cold River and its unique growing region – makes the new brand easy to find. “Our restaurant partners have told us again and again how delicious this potato is, whether mashed, fried, boiled, or baked,” said Don Thibodeau, President and CEO of Green...

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SIDE DELIGHTS® RESPONDING TO CONSUMER DEMAND

SIDE DELIGHTS® RESPONDING TO CONSUMER DEMAND FOR POTATOES IN TOP BRUNCH TRENDS  Side Delights® provides consumers with a variety of potatoes and recipes for creative brunch menu items in line with 2018 trends San Francisco, CA  (March 7, 2018) – Side Delights® announces potatoes as a favorite in the growing brunch trend as consumers continue to embrace brunch beyond the weekend. Brunch is a top food trend again in 2018 for restaurant goers and home cooks, with the four top breakfast components being eggs, potatoes, bacon and bread.1 How do consumers want their potatoes prepared for...

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Side Delights Goes for the Gold

SIDE DELIGHTS® GOES FOR THE GOLD  AS POTATOES GAIN CREDIBILITY FOR PERFORMANCE  WITH OLYMPIANS AND TOP ATHLETES  Side Delights® supports San Francisco, CA  (February 20, 2018) – Side Delights® announces additional support for potatoes ability to impact athletic performance. Potatoes as a performance food are gaining notoriety during the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, with the newly released Olympian Menu and announcement that performance nutrition is now a critical part of athletes’ strategy to win. The PyeongChang 2018 athlete’s village kitchen has 180 chefs serving 7,000 meals a day...

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Food Blogger Challenge!

SIDE DELIGHTS® ANNOUNCES NEWEST FOOD BLOGGER CHALLENGE ON TOP 2017 TREND Blogger Challenge Focuses on Creative Power Bowl Recipes Starring Side Delights® Steamables™ Potatoes San Francisco, CA – Side Delights®, the creator of America’s #1 selling line of microwaveable potato bags, Side Delights® Steamables™, announced its latest challenge in its popular blogger influencer marketing program to create recipes for “Potato Power Bowls” featuring Side Delights® Steamables™ potatoes. Past challenges included the #MashItOrSmashIt” mashed potato recipe program and the...

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Cowboy Stew

I love receiving feedback from customers, even more so when it’s a handwritten letter.  Our bean customers seem to be among the best at taking the time to send us feedback.  Whether it’s a letter to let us know how one of our employees helped them, or a letter to share a favorite recipe I appreciate all comments!  Please keep them coming! Recently I received this letter from a loyal bean customer.  She had called to order beans, and during the process mentioned her favorite recipe to one of our employees.  A few days later this was on my desk.  With the cool weather coming this...

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