SOUTH AFRICA'S MOST
loved PRODUCTS

Potatoes play a very integral role in the global food system. It is the only unrefined starch within the starch market and number one none grain food globally. Currently, in South Africa, production sits at a staggering 2.18 million tons and consumption per person continues to grow.


  • Not only are potatoes the champ of nutrition, they are versatile and easy to prepare.

  • Potatoes are high in nutrition and high in energy.

  • Potatoes are digested as Glucose, contributing to your mental and physical performance.


  • Not only are potatoes the champ of nutrition, they are versatile and easy to prepare.

  • Potatoes are high in nutrition and high in energy.

  • Potatoes are digested as Glucose, contributing to your mental and physical performance.

NUTRITION & health

Potatoes have long been an important and economical source of energy, nutrition and satiety in the South African diet.

  • POTATO
    PER 100g

    ENERGY: 332kj

    FATS: 0.10g

    VITAMIN C: 5.50mg

  • PASTA
    PER 100g

    ENERGY: 455kj

    FATS: 0.60g

    VITAMIN C: 0mg

  • MAIZE
    PER 589kj

    ENERGY: 332kj

    FATS: 0.70g

    VITAMIN C: 0mg

  • RICE
    PER 100g

    ENERGY: 531kj

    FATS: 0.30g

    VITAMIN C: 0mg

  • POTATO
    PER 100g

    ENERGY: 332kj
    FATS: 0.10g
    VITAMIN C: 5.50mg

  • PASTA
    PER 100g

    ENERGY: 455kj
    FATS: 0.60g
    VITAMIN C: 0mg

  • MAIZE
    PER 589kj

    ENERGY: 332kj
    FATS: 0.70g
    VITAMIN C: 0mg

  • RICE
    PER 100g

    ENERGY: 531kj
    FATS: 0.30g
    VITAMIN C: 0mg

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COOKING hints

For many of us, food storage, cooking tips and techniques are passed down from generation to generation. We have gathered some of those gems related to potatoes for you.

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Copyright Potatoes 2016
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Copyright Potatoes 2016
| Designed by Mycalture

Copyright Potatoes 2016
| Designed by Mycalture