Sweet potato


Sweet potato or potato, it‘s a tuber. There is a great variety of sweet potatoes, of different texture (ranging from soft to rough), also different color (red or pink skin and white meat), or like sweet potato, orange flesh and sweet taste. It usually has oval shape.


It is appreciated in its firmness to the touch, without bruises (blows or soft parts), should be treated with softness by its fragility. They also sell them pre-fried frozen. When you go to buy the product in the supermarket, we recommend:

  • Observe that the display site is clean and adequately refrigerated.
  • Choose the products, preferably in this order: vegetables, fruits, eggs, cheeses and dairy in general, after the products of pantry, but before the meats, poultry, fish and shellfish.
  • When you reach your destination refrigerate, so that the “cold chain” of the same is not interrupted.


Frying as a garnish (accompaniment) of strong dishes or as an ingredient in soups and purées or other preparations.


-Store at room temperature clean and dry. In a dark place, fresh and dry, not stored in a bag or closed container with lid. The best is in a basket of wicker or stainless steel, preferably because they are kept ventilated and fresh.

 Metal Box for PotatoesMetal box for fresh potatoes

-can be cooked and refrigerated. -It is advisable not to refrigerate raw, because its pulp changes a little color and texture. But in warm climates, you can choose to refrigerate clean and dry, without bag in “the crisper”. -In the market are also pre-fried and frozen. -its duration also depends on the freshness at the time of its purchase and its subsequent storage and conservation.


Temp. Environment. Cool.


Approximately 7 days. 7-10 days approximately.


Pre-fried (French) can be frozen.

Nutrients and properties:

(See nutrient content and its benefits in vegetables).


Periodically check the status of the product to be able to consume it in time.