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Frozen Potatoes

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Whole Frozen Baked

Frozen-Whole Baker

These bakers have the same great taste as a fresh potato just in a frozen form. They come in a variety of sizes to fit any appetite.

Whole frozen bakers are convenient to use whole or cut; simply heat in the oven or a microwave. Perfect alone, as a meal, or to accompany an entree. This frozen vegetable can be topped with a wide variety of ingredients to add a local flavor in any restaurant or home.

Frozen Half Shells

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Frozen potato shells are pre-baked and quick frozen to provide a fast and wholesome foundation for almost any recipe. Their consistently uniform size is an advantage in portion control.

Half shells are perfect for any flavor profile or meal style. Try topping them with a variety of fillings, such as various cheeses, vegetables and meats. They are an excellent appetizer and side-dish choice in family dining restaurants. The unique shape of half shells, and their topping potential, allows for the creation of unique signature items on a menu.

Frozen Wedges

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Frozen wedges are a heartier alternative to the classic fry. The thicker-style cut of potato wedges offers the customer more potato taste in each bite.

Ideal for home delivery, room service or drive-through service, wedges are a popular cut to serve with grilled meat or sandwiches. They work great as a topping for pizzas and other items too!

Frozen Mashed Potatoes

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These are mashed potatoes, simply without the hassle of washing, peeling, cutting, cooking and mashing. Packed full of nutrition and a great side dish for most entrees, mashed potatoes are quick and easy to prepare in small or large quantities.

Beneficial in cafeteria or health care settings, this product can be easily enhanced with a variety of toppings or spices to create a custom flavor. Mashed potatoes are also a highly versatile ingredient for any kitchen and a convenient choice to create salads, soups, main dishes, and even baked goods full of flavor and creativity.

IQF Shreds

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Peeled, blanched, and shredded, then instantly individually quick frozen (IQF) potatoes — these beauties cut labor time and costs and eliminate kitchen waste! Conveniently, they can be used just as they are without defrosting.

These versatile shreds are easy to grill as hash browns or use an ingredient in stir-fries, casserole dishes, salads, stews, soups or on the top of pizza.

IQF Dices

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Individually quick frozen (IQF) dices are already diced and pre-cooked before being frozen. Like other IQF products, these dices provide uniform consistency year-round and save time in busy kitchens.

These tasty potato chunks shorten preparation time and labor. They are easy to use in stews, soups, gratins or other potato dishes.

Frozen Straight Cut Fries

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Frozen straight cut fries are available in a variety of coatings and seasonings that enhance flavor and increase holding times. In order to get maximum servings per case, use the highest quality varieties of frozen straight cut fries. Look for the “Extra Long” or “Extra Long Fancy” designation on the packaging.
View USDA Grade A Extra Long Fancy frozen fry product reference online – The Right Choice.

Frozen straight cut fries are used as a side dish to a variety of hot and cold sandwiches in Quick Serve and Family Dining restaurants around the world. They taste best when served hot and lightly salted.

Crinkle Cut Fries

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Who doesn’t love a crinkle fry? This popular variation of the classic fry pairs delicious potato flavor with a ridged, or wavy, cut for a unique texture.

The distinctive cut of this fry makes it an excellent choice for dipping in a variety of sauces. It has become the featured choice for beer pubs in some countries, because it makes an excellent appetizer. The unique texture gives crinkle cut fries more surface area, thus creating a crispier texture. In addition, crinkle cuts exceed the USDA standards for extra-long fries, giving better plate coverage and increased profits.

Loop/Curly Fries

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Loop or curly fries are frozen fries with a twist. The unique shape is popular among consumers, who are willing to pay more for a premium product.

The unusual shape of these fries makes them a premium promotional item at many restaurants. They are a fun side dish both children and adults enjoy eating. Curly fries also give restaurants greater yield due to their excellent plate coverage. AS an added bonus, they have an extended holding time, making them ideal for home delivery and hotels.

Lattice/Basket Weave Cuts

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Whether you call them criss-cut fries, waffle fries, lattice fries or basket weave fries, this product comprises thick slices of potato cut into a criss-cross pattern. They can be ordered with special seasonings and batters to create a unique signature product.

Their unique waffle-like shape and thicker cut gives basket weave cuts a longer holding time and outstanding plate coverage providing greater yield. They are excellent served as an appetizer; the crisp texture of basket weave cuts makes them ideal for dipping sauces or adding a topping. Their thicker cut means they also work well as a modern ingredient in contemporary cuisine.

Tater Drums

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Tater drums are grated potatoes processed into a cylindrical shape, and are popular for the contrast of their crispy outside texture with their chewy potato inside.

Children love to eat these crispy potato treats. They go well with hamburgers and are very popular at chicken restaurants. They can also be served with a variety of dips and sauces to make a fun and unique appetizer.

IQF Hash Brown Patties

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IQF hash brown patties are a popular and convenient variation of hash browns. They are made from shredded potatoes formed into a patty shape. Hash browns are extremely easy to prepare; no thawing is necessary, so they can be cooked from a frozen state. The patty shape allows for easy portion control when serving and preparing.

Many restaurants serve hash browns as a side dish for breakfast, but more and more, this popular product is served as a great potato option any time of the day. Try adding a little crispy potato goodness to a sandwich by topping your burger with a hash brown patty!

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