They are being grown (as of 2007) in the UK and in Israel, to supply the British market year round.
They are promoted as all-purpose potatoes for the consumer market.
Vivaldi Potatoes were developed by a company known as Naturally Best of Lincolnshire and HZPC Holland B.V. of The Netherlands.
Research started in the early 1990s, and took 9 years.
Introduced in the UK in 2001.
 BBC News. Scientists make ‘slimming’ potato. 7 February 2006.