Albas are oval, large potatoes with yellow skin and white flesh. The plant delivers high yields in a late harvest. They are very starchy, and so are grown commercially for processing into starch. History Notes Albas Potatoes were developed from a cross between Astarte pototoes and a potato referred to as “AM 71-1280.”
Amyla are oval potatoes with a yellowish skin with brown netting on it, and yellow flesh. They are promoted for processing into starch. History Notes Amyla Potatoes were developed from a cross between Promesse and Elément potatoes made by Germicopa, France. Released 1999.
Assia are slightly oval potatoes with yellow skin and yellow flesh. They have a high starch content, and are mainly grown for industrial uses. They are processed into products such as potato flour, potato starch, alcohol, etc.
These are high starch potatoes. We have found no other information to date. History Notes Canso Potatoes were developed by the Government of Canada at its Agricultural Experimental Station in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada from a cross between Earlaine and Katahdin potatoes. Released 1951.
Grand Falls are oblong, flattened potatoes with smooth, light-buff skin and white flesh. They are good for processing into starch. Not currently (2006) being grown commercially. History Notes Grand Falls Potatoes were developed by Agriculture Canada in New Brunswick, Canada from a cross between two potatoes referred to as “F48034” and “SSRPB1682C (1).” During development,…
Orlando are large-sized, round to oval potatoes with a very high starch content. They are grown for industrial use for processing into starch.
Potato Starch is a fine, powdery thickener consisting of starch extracted from potatoes. It looks, feels and acts a great deal like cornstarch. Potato Starch is often called Potato Flour. Don’t you confuse the two, however, as right now somewhere in the world some poor soul is staring at a disaster on the stove owing…
Priamos Potatoes are oval, with yellow, netted skin, and pale yellow flesh. They bruise easily. The potatoes have a 20% starch content, so they are grown for processing into starch. High yields.
Ramses Potatoes are oval, short potatoes. They are grown for commercial processing into starch.
Sibu Potatoes are round, with yellow skin and white flesh. They have a very high starch content of nearly 20%. They are grown for industrial processing into starch. Storage Hints Stores well.
Just as sugar beets are grown solely as raw material to make sugar from, starch potatoes are grown solely as a raw source of starch for other uses. On average, a potato is about 20 percent solid matter (the rest being water), and of that 20% solid matter, about 85% is starch. Starch processors look…
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.