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Alsum Farms & Produce offers Convenient Potato Meal Solutions and Snacks for Back-to-School

Friesland, Wisconsin, September 1, 2016 — Alsum Farms & Produce Inc. helps make it easier for busy families to get back into the school routine with ready-to-serve healthy potato offerings that are perfect for a quick dinner side or nutritious after-school snack featuring flavors kids will love and moms and dads will find quick to cook and serve.

“Today’s parents are juggling their kids after school activities and have less time to plan and prepare meals. The all-inclusive Alsum Farms & Produce Fast & Fresh! 12 ounce Microwave-Ready Potatoes with Olive oil and Seasoning brings fresh, convenient potato solutions to the time-starved parent and millennial shopper,” says Heidi Alsum-Randall, National Sales and Marketing Manager of Alsum Farms & Produce. “Our goal is to provide consumers with a ready-to-serve healthy potato offering to meet the growing trends for fresh foods fast.”

Available year-round, Alsum Farms & Produce Fast & Fresh! Microwave-Ready Creamer and Fingerling Potatoes come in a pre-packaged steam tray with flavored seasoning and olive oil packets. The fresh red creamers and fingerlings are triple-washed and ready to cook. Today’s busy consumers can take these fresh potatoes from the microwave to the dinner table in 6 minutes or less! Fast & Fresh! Potatoes are the perfect nutritious side dish that complements any meal with no preparation.

The three potato products are:

Parmesan & Garlic – Fresh red creamer potatoes with parmesan and garlic seasoning is a combination kids will love.  

Gourmet Garlic & Paprika – Fresh yellow fingerling potatoes with garlic and paprika spices for an authentic savory blend.

Fiesta – Fresh yellow and red fingerlings mixed with bold spices for a sizzling flavor.

These convenience packed potatoes are available at select retail grocers alongside Alsum Farms & Produce full-line of conventional, organic and specialty potato offerings. The eye-catching packaging capitalizes on the trust and expertise of the farmer, Larry Alsum. The high graphic sleeve is made from 100% recycled paperboard and protects the potatoes from light to prevent greening when on the store shelf or in the home cooks pantry.  

With Alsum Farms in full swing harvesting new crop Wisconsin russet, red, gold and fingerling potatoes, autumn is an excellent time to offer Wisconsin grown potatoes. Alsum offers a wide variety of pack options from 12 ounces up to 50 pound packs; and in poly, mesh, paper or cartons. In addition, Alsum offers organic russet, red and gold variety pack options.  

For more than four decades, Alsum Farms & Produce has been a leading grower, packer and shipper of locally grown potatoes, onions and provider of fresh, quality produce.

To learn more about Alsum Farms & Produce, its full-line of products or to request a sample of the 12 ounce Microwave-Ready Potatoes with Olive oil and Seasoning, visit www.alsum.com.

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About Alsum Farms & Produce

Alsum Farms & Produce, Inc., is a grower, packer and shipper of potatoes, re-packer of onions and a wholesale distributor of a full line of fresh fruits and vegetables. Headquartered in Friesland, Wisconsin, Alsum Farms is also a member of the eco-friendly Wisconsin potato Healthy Grown® initiative.