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Have You Heard of Dehydrated Potatoes? Here’s What You Need to Know

Take a step beyond the produce and frozen aisles to find your potatoes. Skip the snack chips and discover a more conveniently packaged, easy-to-do and healthy option to your potato cravings. Meet US dehydrated potatoes (US dehy). It’s the same premium potatoes we know and love. The only difference is in its more lightweight and compact form, and perhaps in its great versatility.


US dehy are made from potatoes grown and harvested in the US, and processed under stringent standards of the US Department of Agriculture to retain consistency, quality and ensure food safety. Typically, they are made from creamy white-fleshed Russet potatoes.


What’s Great About Dehydrated Potatoes?

US dehy offer savings in time, money and storage. For one, there is no need to wash, peel and boil them. Instead of a bulky sack, your kitchen space will be taken up by just a box. You can pull the product out and use the desired amount easily. It also has a long shelf life, so you can stock it for up to two years.

There’s also more bang for the buck in the use of US dehy. One kilo rehydrates to as much as five kilos, giving you a larger yield for less. No wonder then that US dehy is largely used by caterers, restaurants, delis, institutions, bakeries, coffee shops and snack manufacturers.


You can also try US dehy for creamier soups, sauces and stews. Potato chowder, whether with clams or bacon, makes for a great, filling soup on a rainy day.


Try US dehy as food stuffing for roasted poultry or as a base for toppings. US dehy can also be used in breads, cakes, pastries and even native delicacies.

There’s a lot to discover with US dehy like potato pancakes or waffles for breakfast, potato croquettes for snacks, shepherd’s pie for lunch or dinner, or see how it can enhance local dishes like kaldereta, menudo, humba and afritada.

A little curiosity can drive you to great culinary discoveries. See how US dehy can work magic into your next dish.

Interested in US dehy?

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