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Quarterly Mash-Up: Issue 2: Stand-out Sides: Did You Know

Did You Know?


America’s favorite vegetable, potatoes are a side dish staple that consumers expect on the menu.1

In fact, 74 percent of consumers enjoy a potato side dish at least once per month, which is more than pasta, rice, sweet potatoes or quinoa.2

When dining away from home, consumers prefer potato sides to salad, rice or mac and cheese.2  Operators continue to menu classic and innovative potato sides because consumers demand them.3

  1. Potatoes USA. “2018 Consumer A&U Quantitative Report.” January 2018, slide 24.
  2. Technomic Inc. “Potatoes Patron Study.” January 2017, slide 22 and 43.
  3. Technomic Inc. “Potatoes USA Operator Attitudes & Usage Comparative Analysis.” January 2018, slide 11.


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