Local ware potato specification


At least 50 mm in diameter, the percentage of tubers within that size range not to exceed 30% of the consignment.


  • Fully matured with firm skin.
  • Free from diseases such as bacterial wilt (Ralstonia solanacearum), soft rot (Erwinia carotovora),common scab (Streptomyces scabies).
  • Free from internal blemishes and physiological disorders such as secondary growth, hollow and black heart, growth cracks.
  • Free from pest infestation and damage by tuber moth (phthorimaea operculella).
  • Free from soil adhesion and greening.
  • Free from mechanical damage.

Nutritional Values

A 100-gram (g) or 3.5- ounce serving is a little more than half of a medium size potato. This much white potato, baked with skin, contains:

  • 94 calories
  • 15 grams of fat
  • 0 grams of cholesterol
  • 08 grams of carbohydrate
  • 1 grams of dietary fiber
  • 10 grams of protein
  • 10 milligrams (mg) of calcium
  • 64 mg of iron
  • 27 mg of magnesium
  • 75 mg of phosphorus
  • 544 mg of potassium
  • 6 mg of vitamin C
  • 211 mg of vitamin B6
  • 38 micrograms (mcg) of folate

Nutritional Benefits



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