The average American eats 46 pounds of fresh potatoes a year and 55 pounds of frozen.
China leads the world in potato production, followed by Russia, India, Ukraine and the United States.
Idaho is the leading producer of potatoes in the U.S., followed by Washington, Wisconsin, North Dakota, Colorado and Oregon.
The most potatoes are eaten in the U.S. at Thanksgiving and Christmas, with 55 million pounds at Thanksgiving alone.
February is Potato Lover's Month.