Starch Up Potatoes This page first published: Feb 7, 2006 · Modified: May 18, 2018 · by CooksInfo. Copyright © 2020 · This post may contain affiliate links · This blog generates income via ads · Starch Up Potatoes are round, with yellow skin and flesh. They are promoted for processing into starch. History Notes Starch Up Potatoes were developed by the Germicopa company in France. Released 2001.