“Willie Jacobs, CEO of PSA, delivered the official SOPIA speech and discussed the impact that Covid-19 has had on the industry, and how potatoes could contribute to recovering from the pandemic.
Jacobs also emphasised how the humble spud could contribute to stronger immune systems and improve the nation’s resilience to the virus. Potatoes contain some vital nutrients such as potassium. In fact, they have more potassium than most fruit and vegetables. A 150 g serving of boiled or baked potato, with the skin on, will provide 710 mg of potassium…”
To read the full article, titled “SOPIA shines the spotlight on the potato industry’s resilience” as published by Agri Orbit on 17 May 2021, click here.