When it comes to the nutritional value of your menu and your guests making informed food choices, you can feel good about serving potatoes. Potatoes are a popular, nutrient-dense vegetable that provides the energy, potassium, and Vitamin C needed to fuel patrons throughout the day.
According to leading foodservice industry research firm, Datassential, consumers are interested in simple ingredients, plant-based foods, and functional foods at restaurants1. Not only are potatoes a whole food ingredient, but they can also be part of a nutritious and well-balanced diet.
Potatoes contain both macronutrients (e.g. protein, carbohydrates) and micronutrients (e.g. vitamin C, potassium, vitamin B6), which are classifications of important nutrients that fuel our bodies, and each serves different functions.
In this course you will learn about the nutritional benefits of potatoes.