SWEET POTATO PASTAS
YAM vs SWEET POTATO vs POTATO
Yam is a starchy, edible root of the Dioscorea genus, and is generally imported to America from the Caribbean.
Potatoes are tubers.
They are in the deadly nightshade family.
Sweet potatoes are roots.
They are related to bindweed.
Learning technical terms!
-> TUBER <-
plant nodules that grow underground
-> ROOT <-
part of the a plant that carrier nutrients from the soil to the plant
How to say Sweet Potato around the world:
Brazil: Batata Doce
China: fan shu
Japan: Satsuma imo
Sri Lanka: bath-ala
is leading producer of
in the US,
of the national supply.
Most of the production is concentrated east of Interstate 95.
DROPS OF HISTORY
Our first president, George Washington grew sweet potatoes on his farmland in Mount Vernon, Virginia.
George Washington Carver, a famous scientist, developed 118 products from sweet potatoes including glue for postage stamps and starch for sizing cotton fabrics.
Kana Organics Sweet Potato Pastas are certified:
100% Organic Sweet Potato
Rich in Vitamins
No Additives, No Herbicides or Pesticides
No Artiﬁcial Colors
No Artiﬁcial Flavors
Kana Organics is a brand of Lehua Inc, California, USA