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How well do you know sweet potatoes?
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Living Well Eating Smart: How well do you know sweet potatoes?               By Andrea Luttrell, RDN, LDN Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a sweet pot…
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Local Restaurants Celebrate North Carolina Sweet Potatoes
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BY JESSICA MAURER, POSTED SEP 27, 2017 Throughout the month of September, the N.C. Sweet Potato Commission has honored National Hispanic Heritage Month with Fiesta de Camotes. The celebration highlights Hispanic restaurants and bakeries througho…
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Boyette Brothers Produce Adds Organic Sweet Potato Packing Line
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By SPW Staff -August 25, 2017 Fourth-generation North Carolina sweet potato grower Boyette Brothers Produce in Wilson, NC clearly knows a little something about growing sweet potatoes. Based on ever-increasing demand, the company just added it…
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Scott Farms wins produce marketing award
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Posted Thursday, September 21, 2017 10:30 pm From staff reports   LUCAMA — Scott Farms’ successful television advertising campaign has earned the Wilson County business a national marketing award. Scott Farms International’…
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Triscuits Adds Sweet Potatoes To New Brown Rice Lineup
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Nabisco's new Brown Rice Triscuit lineup features wholesome new flavors like red bean with roasted red pepper and sweet potato with roasted sweet onion. Triscuit is seeking to appeal to consumers who are eating more snacks and less traditional meals…
Food Delivery Service Blue Apron Features North Carolina Sweet Potatoes
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This week, the NYC-based food delivery service Blue Apron included North Carolina sweet potatoes in their delivery for their winter lentil salad. Neat, huh? The recipe was part of their vegetarian delivery option where once a week customers receiv…
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Deborah Madison On Sweet Potatoes in Edible Chicago
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Deborah Madison, the queen of vegetarian cooking, included a great piece on sweet potatoes in the winter issue of Edible Chicago's In Season section. Her simple explanation on the difference between a sweet potato and a yam should clear up any con…
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Happy Sweet Potato Month + Ina Pinkney’s Recipe for Moroccan Sweet Potato Stew with Raisins
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Did you know February is Sweet Potato Month? Well it is! And we're celebrating with some of our favorite chefs that use sweet potatoes on their menu year-round. Our first chef this month is Ina Pinkney of Ina's in Chicago. One of her most popular…
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FRESH PLAZA REPORTS: GOOD WEATHER MAKES FOR CLEAN SWEET POTATO CROP
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Fresh Plaza journalist Carlos Nunez caught up with our very own Sue Johnson-Langdon to find out a little bit about this year's stellar sweet potato crop. Turns out we've had some great weather and North Carolina produced high volumes of sweet potato…
O Magazine Features Sweet Potato Quinoa Patties
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This past February, O Magazine's food editor, Kate Rockwood, judged our No More 'Mallows Blogger Recipe Contest and she was quite taken with the winning Maple Sweet Potato Pecan Burgers, so taken in fact that she adapted the recipe and included it…