USPB

AcronymDefinition
USPBUnited States Potato Board
USPBUniversity of Scranton Programming Board (Scranton, PA)
USPBUniversity of Strathclyde Pipe Band (UK)
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The USPB represents the commercial potato production that occurs in more than 35 states, with roughly 2,500 potato farming operations.
According to the USPB, all types of purple potatoes increased by more than 11 percent in volume and more than 10 percent in dollars in the past year.
That should not be the case, explains Susan Weller, USPB international marketing manager.
Sales to USPB target markets increased 18%, while those to the rest of the world declined seven percent.
The board of directors of USPB has reportedly approved the purchase agreement and has agreed to recommend that USPB's members approve the transaction.
"This transaction will enable our company to become a part of a leading multi-national food company," Steve Hunt, CEO of USPB, said in making the announcement.
In the last year, according to the USPB, the petite potato category experienced a 13 percent growth in dollars and a 10 percent growth in volume.
"The improvements in market access to Central America, Korea, Panama and Colombia, along with reductions in tariffs by countries including Vietnam and Russia as part of their accession to the WTO, plus the removal of phytosanitary barriers to fresh and seed potatoes in Japan, Korea, Thailand, Sri Lanka and Uruguay, contributed significantly to the increase," said Ritchey Toevs, co-chair of USPB's international marketing committee.
"Over the latest 52 weeks ending June 27, 2015, there were some bright spots in the potato category, including increases in sales of specialty potatoes like medley packs, purple and yellow varieties, and growth in both more-than-10-pound and 8-pound package sizes," notes Sarah Reece of the Denver-based United States Potato Board (USPB).
Then, the USPB has a consumer messaging campaign around nutrition that it uses to convey the resulting messages about nutrition.
Premium Beef LLC (USPB), have completed acquisition of Brawley, Calif.-based Brawley Beef LLC.