They are meant for sale directly to consumers.
As is common with purple-skinned potatoes, these are waxy potatoes.
Brigus Potatoes were developed by Belfast, Ireland native Kenneth G. Proudfoot for Agriculture Canada at its St. John’s West Research Station in Newfoundland from a cross between two potatoes referred to as “G64-124-5p” and “SJ62-26-14” in 1971. Released 1983.
Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York Inc. Northeast Organic/Sustainable Potato Project: Varieties Available in 2009. Cobleskill, NY. NOFA. 2009.