Our Story

Nice to meet you! Welcome to our history, our purpose, and the values we live by – every single day.

First, a Little video about who we are.

Our story is really one of Jacob van der Schaaf and his daughter, Angela Santiago

Jacob, a Dutch immigrant, longed for the small creamer potatoes of his youth. “I can’t find any potatoes here with the same delicious taste and creamy insides!” he would lament.

In 1996, he put an idea to Angela: why not test out the market for little potatoes?

By going back to the potatoes roots, we uncovered the same types of potato varieties first cultivated — small, highly nourishing, diverse, and packed with flavor.

Our History

Everyone, everywhere deserves to have healthy, great food. 

We believe that millions of people are either not getting enough food or getting too much of the wrong food.  So we are on a mission to better feed the world.

Potatoes are one of the world’s most efficient crops. Not only are they good for you, they’re good for the environment.

By going back to the potato’s roots we have uncovered the same types of potato varieties first cultivated – small, highly nourishing, diverse and packed with flavor.

Our goal is to cultivate potatoes that are again full of flavor and bursting with nutrition.

This amazing vegetable is a gift and we see it as our job to bring the potato back to its original glory.

 

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