The humble spud isn’t quite as humble as you’d think when it comes to nutrition. Potatoes are naturally fat free, a natural source of dietary fibre, gluten free, cholesterol free and contribute to your daily requirement of several vitamins and minerals, being particularly high in vitamin C, B6 and potassium. Carefully cooked, they are a great natural source of energy.
What’s less well known is that potatoes have a significantly lower level of carbohydrates than both rice and pasta, gram for gram. All our potato varieties are carefully selected with the primary attribute, of course, being taste. Continue to scroll down to find out the paddock to plate process.
SOWING THE SEEDS
The potato seeds are planted into prepared beds that contains the family recipe of grandma’s compost, helping every seed thrive into beautiful tasty potato on your plate. We plant our potatoes into prepared beds that have two rows to reserve the moister and give every seed the chance to thrive.
TIME TO GROW
Once our potatoes are in the ground they are nurtured and cared for through watering and growth checking dependant on the variety they grow between 130 – 150 days.
The potatoes then come to the end of their life cycle, dyeing off ready for harvest, from the point of harvest the potatoes go from paddock to plate within 3 – 5 days.
WASHING AND GRADING
Through the paddock to plate process the potatoes are then triple-washed, gently brushed and graded, we believe that washing our potatoes shows a difference in the market, making your buying process easier and more convenient.
PACKED READY TO GO
Now the carefully selected premium potatoes are packaged and packed ready to send off to the store or the market where the potatoes are now ready for you to take home and dish up to the family.