Kerr’s Pink is a potato in wide production in Ireland, often quoted as an “Irish potato” where it was introduced in 1917. In 2002 it accounted for 25% of potato production in the Ireland making it the nation’s second largest variety. Kerr’s Pink potatoes have an irregular round shape and a distinctive pink colour with deep eyes. They are quite floury and starchy and are of good eating quality with a high dry matter.
Store in a dark, cool place to avoid greening. Potatoes packed in polyethene bags should be taken out of the bag as soon as possible.
Energy: 336kJ/79kcal, Protein: 2.1g, Carbohydrate: 17.2g, of which are sugars: Trace, Fat: 0.2g, of which are saturates: Trace, Fibre: 1.3g, Sodium: Trace.
Calorie Comparison (per 100g):
Potatoes = 79, Pasta = 126, Rice = 130.
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