Irish Potatoes

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Buy 100% organically grown Irish potatoes harvested fresh from the farm and hygienically packed for delivery.

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Irish potatoes are edible tubers with a thin brown back and fleshy inner with a slight yellow color. Potatoes (Solanum tuberosum) are starchy root vegetables that are believed to have originated or been domesticated by Native Americans. It derived its name Irish from the first time it came to Europe in the 1500s and the Irish were the first to embrace it as a staple. Irish Potatoes grown in Nigeria are favored by cold climatic conditions.

Irish potatoes contain a lot of important nutrients essential for overall well-being.

Nutritional Facts on Irish Potatoes

One medium baked potato (6.1 ounces or 173 grams), including the skin, provides :

  • Calories: 161
  • Fat: 0.2 grams
  • Protein: 4.3 grams
  • Carbs: 36.6 grams
  • Fiber: 3.8 grams
  • Vitamin C: 28% of the RDI
  • Vitamin B6: 27% of the RDI
  • Potassium: 26% of the RDI
  • Manganese: 19% of the RDI
  • Magnesium: 12% of the RDI
  • Phosphorus: 12% of the RDI
  • Niacin: 12% of the RDI
  • Folate: 12% of the RDI

The nutritional content of potatoes can vary depending on the variety and how they are prepared. For example, frying potatoes adds more calories and fat than baking them.

It’s also important to note the skin of the potatoes contains a great amount of vitamins and minerals. Peeling potatoes can significantly reduce their nutritional content (Source)

Benefits of Irish Potatoes

1.  Healthy blood pressure  

Potatoes are rich in potassium, calcium, and magnesium which have been  found to decrease blood pressure naturally.   An increase in potassium intake helps maintain healthy blood pressure since potassium encourages the widening of the blood vessels.  

2. Healthy heart  

 Irish potatoes can help to improve heart health due to its richness in  potassium and dietary fibre

Irish potatoes are a good source of soluble fibre (gel-like fibre) that easily dissolves in water, which helps to lower cholesterol and glucose levels thereby decreasing the risk of heart disease and stroke 

Also, the potato’s fibre, potassium, vitamin C, and vitamin B6 content, coupled with its lack of cholesterol, all support heart health.  

3. Aids digestion   

Irish potatoes are a good source of dietary fibre, which helps to promote a healthy digestive system, improve overall gut health, and prevent constipation.   

4.  Bone health  

The iron, phosphorous, calcium, magnesium, and zinc in potatoes all help the body to build and maintain overall bone health.  

Iron magnesium and zinc are trace minerals needed in the production and maturation of collagen 

Phosphorus and calcium are both crucial in bone structure.  

It is important to know that too much phosphorus and too little calcium result in bone loss and contribute to osteoporosis.  

5. Prevent inflammation  

It helps to prevent rheumatism and arthritis in aged people due to its anti-inflammatory properties. Potatoes are equally high in Choline, an important nutrient that helps with muscle control, mood, and cognitive abilities.  


Potatoes are highly versatile in their culinary uses; they can be eaten baked, boiled, in salads, in soups, as mashed potatoes, roasted, fried as chips, etc.

Where to Buy Irish Potatoes

Looking to buy potatoes from the comfort of your home or office look no further you are in the right place. Place your order at ecofarms.

Get products delivered same day within Jos, across Nigeria shipping takes 3-5 days depending on your location.

Shipping shall be discussed, we use local Transport providers at an affordable rate to the nearest park to you.

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Weight 50 kg

1 bag


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