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About APRE

APRE supports nutrition research and science education to advance understanding
and acceptance of the role of potatoes in healthy lifestyles.

Our Mission Statement

The Alliance for Potato Research & Education (APRE) is dedicated to advancing the scientific understanding of the role potatoes play in promoting the health of all people.

Our Organization

APRE is a not-for-profit organization funded by the potato industry, including potato growers and potato food manufacturers. APRE does not lobby or further any political or partisan interest.

Our Board of Directors

The APRE board of directors provides leadership to ensure that APRE remains focused on its mission to advance the scientific understanding of the role potatoes play in promoting the health of all people. The board of directors relies on scientific advisors and consultants to help inform and implement research and programming.

Frank Finn
Chair
McCain Foods, USA
Keith McGovern
Vice Chair
R.D. Offutt Company
Peter Johnston
Secretary/Treasurer
Cavendish Farms
Mike Pink
Pink Farms
Dan Moss
Moss Farms
John Bareman
Bareman Farms
Blair Richardson
Potatoes USA
Mike Smith
Lamb Weston
Ernest Embola, PhD
J.R. Simplot
Alison Bodor
American Frozen
Foods Institute
David Jones
Canadian
Horticultural Council
John Keeling
National Potato Council
Looking to contribute to potato science?
APRE's research program was created to extend the understanding of the nutritional value of potatoes, while adhering to guidelines that support sound and credible research through industry funding.
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