Potatoes include carbs, minerals, vitamins, fibre, and protein. They're the fourth most produced and consumed crop after maize, wheat, and rice.
The globe produced 359 million tonnes of potatoes in 2020. China, a potato industry leader, produces 78 million tonnes.
About 48% of Israel's vegetable exports are 169 thousand tonnes.
In Europe, per capita potato consumption is 80 kg, but in Israel it's 35 kg.
Poland, the UK, the Netherlands, and Belgium have 100 kg per capita usage.