One-Stop Portal Of Choice For All Things Potatoes

Welcome to
Potato Nation!

We celebrate South Africa’s number one vegetable, which also happens to be the only unrefined starch within the starch market and number one non-grain food globally. This is your one-stop portal of choice for all things potatoes – from recipe inspirations, to health and nutrition, news and events, and potato related competitions. We trust that you will enjoy your experience and connect with us even more on our digital platforms.

Potatoes are rich in Potassium and gluten free
One-Stop Portal Of Choice For All Things Potatoes

Welcome to
Potato Nation!

We celebrate South African potatoes from farm to fork. Potatoes are the fourth most significant crop in the world after maize, wheat and rice. This makes potatoes the number one unrefined food crop globally.  Welcome to your one-stop portal of choice for all things potatoes – from recipe inspirations, to health and nutrition, news and events, and potato related competitions. We trust that you will enjoy your experience and connect with us even more on our digital platforms.

Potatoes are rich in Potassium and Gluten Free

NUTRITION & health 

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

NUTRITION & health 

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

POTATO

(cooked with the skin on)

PER 100g

Energy: 354kJ
Protein: 1.9g
Carbs: 18.7g
Total Fat: 0.1g
Sodium: 2mg
Potassium: 401mg
Vitamin C: 21 mg

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PASTA

cooked

PER 100g

Energy: 658kJ
Protein: 5.8g
Carbs: 30.9g
Total Fat: 0.9g
Sodium: 1mg
Potassium: 44mg
Vitamin C: 0mg

Bowl of cooked pasta

MAIZE MEAL

porridge, soft (white, fortified)

PER 100g

Energy: 270kJ
Protein: 1.3g
Carbs: 13.4g
Total Fat: 0.5g
Sodium: 1mg
Potassium: 33mg
Vitamin C: 0mg

Bowl of maize meal porridge soft (white fortified)

RICE – WHITE

cooked

PER 100g

Energy: 506kJ
Protein: 2.9g
Carbs: 26.1g
Total Fat: 0.4g
Sodium: 2mg
Potassium: 56mg
Vitamin C: 0mg

Bowl of cooked white rice

POTATO

(cooked with the skin on)

PER 100g

Energy: 354kJ
Protein: 1.9g
Carbs: 18.7g
Total Fat: 0.1g
Sodium: 2mg
Potassium: 401mg
Vitamin C: 21 mg

One-Stop Portal Of Choice For All Things Potatoes

PASTA

cooked

PER 100g

Energy: 658kJ
Protein: 5.8g
Carbs: 30.9g
Total Fat: 0.9g
Sodium: 1mg
Potassium: 44mg
Vitamin C: 0mg

Bowl of cooked pasta

MAIZE MEAL

porridge, soft (white, fortified)

PER 100g

Energy: 270kJ
Protein: 1.3g
Carbs: 13.4g
Total Fat: 0.5g
Sodium: 1mg
Potassium: 33mg
Vitamin C: 0mg

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RICE – WHITE

cooked

PER 100g

Energy: 506kJ
Protein: 2.9g
Carbs: 26.1g
Total Fat: 0.4g
Sodium: 2mg
Potassium: 56mg
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.

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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CONTACT us

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