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The potato is a popular tuber vegetable with hundreds of varieties. Each type of potato has it's own unique size, color, starch content and flavor and can be cooked any way you want.

The potato originated in the Andes region of South America and began to appear in other areas four centuries ago. You can now find the potato all over the world. It's now the fourth-largest food crop and appears in recipes of many regional cuisines.

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Selecting Pineapple

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Locally Grown Is Complex

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