Kipfler potato

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Kipfler is a potato variety originating from Germany.[1] The kipfler is elongated with a yellow skin and light yellow flesh.[2] They are botanically classified as Solanum tuberosum and are members of the Solanaceae family along with eggplant and tomatoes. There are various families of these potatoes including the kerkauer kipfler from the Czech Republic or the naglerner kipfler from Germany. They are very popular in Australia.[3]

Nutrition[edit]

These potatoes include manganese, potassium, fiber, copper and vitamin C.[4]

Cultural Information[edit]

Their name comes from Austrian background with the name kipfel actually meaning croissant. [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Potato varieties". Food and Agriculture Organization. United Nations. 2008. Retrieved 24 December 2017.
  2. ^ Poh Ling Yeow. "Poh's Kitchen - Potato Varieties". ABC 1. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 24 December 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Kipfler Potatoes". www.specialtyproduce.com. Retrieved 2019-03-04.
  4. ^ "Potatoes - Kipfler". www.thefoodcoach.com.au. Retrieved 2019-03-04.