The potato is ecologically clean nutrition. Growing potatoes is easily and inexpensively because pesticides don’t need any fertilizer (although many farmers still use them).
The potato, unless tanned is excellent for health.
The potato is the perfect crop for cultivation in poor countries, cheap and nutritious commodity that succeeds even in bad weather conditions.
The potato is the first commodity that succeeded even in space.
According to the amount of phenolic compounds potato can compete with broccoli, spinach and kale. The flavonoids contained in potato protect us from diseases of the heart and blood vessel diseases of the respiratory system and cancer.
English scientists found a special ingredient in the potato – kukoaminot that protects the body from high blood pressure.
The 2008 is the year of the potato. United Nations believe that the potato is a commodity that can solve world hunger.
There are more than 1,000 species of potato. The potato is the fourth commodity grown in the world.
Europeans consume potatoes more than twice from the Americans.
During the Gold Rush Klondajk potatoes are used as currency. He was so appreciated due to strong presence of vitamin C so it changed for gold.
Potato chips is the best-selling breakfast in the world.