Maine is among the top 10 potato producing States in the US.
According to a 2012 utilization survey, 68% of the potato acreage is dedicated to processing, 20% to seed and 12% to tablestock.
The top potato varieties grown in Maine (fall harvest 2016, by acreage) are:
- Russet Burbank (40.6%)
- Frito-Lay varieties (15.7%)
- Norland (5.1%)
- Russet Norkotah (4.8%)
- Snowden (4.4%)
All other varieties count for less than 3% of the Maine Fall potato acreage.