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Potato Farming in the US: Market Research Report

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Potato Farming Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Food Production | Mar 2016

High yield: Growth in emerging economies will continue to present an opportunity for revenue growth

The Potato Farming market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$5bn
Annual Growth 11-16
-0.7%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
41,206
Businesses
26,447
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Potato Farming industry has benefited from several factors over the five years to 2016. Most importantly, the wide acceptance of industry products has helped sustain steady demand from downstream markets. However, because agricultural production is contingent on many outside forces, the industry must perpetually keep its output levels in line with overall demand. Over the five years to 2021, the industry will continue to benefit from increasing demand from emerging economies and the growing popularity of organic and niche potato varieties, which will create new markets for industry products and contribute to rising industry revenue.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The Potato Farming industry represents the largest vegetable farming industry in the United States. Potatoes represent almost 20.0% of all vegetable sales receipts, according to the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Economic Research Service. Most varieties of potatoes are better suited to colder climates and are therefore grown in more northern regions. The largest potato-producing states are Idaho, Maine and Washington. Potatoes are even grown in Alaska, as they are one of the few crops suitable for this state. Still, there are a number of other potato varieties that are also suitable for warmer climates; consequently, California is a significant producer, and Texas and Florida record a fair amount of planted acres as well... purchase to read more

 


Industry ProductsRelated ReportsTable of Contents

What is the Potato Farming Industry?

This industry grows potatoes, sweet potatoes and yams. Potatoes are a staple food product in many parts of the world and can also be used to in the manufacture of other products, including processed snack foods, alcoholic spirits and animal feed.

Industry Products
Fresh potatoesProcessed potatoes for freezingProcessed potatoes for chippingProcessed potatoes for dehydrating Processed potatoes for canningSweet potatoes
 
Industry Activities
Potato farmingSweet potato farmingYam farming


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