About APRE

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

Please reach out to Peter Johnston, APRE Board President, at Johnston.Peter@CavendishFarms.com to learn more about becoming an APRE member.

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.

Peter Johnston
Cavendish Farms
Dan Moss
Vice Chair
Moss Farms
Bret Nedrow
J.R. Simplot
John Bareman
Canadian Potato Council
Alison Bodor
American Frozen Foods Institute
David Jones
Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada
Keith McGovern
R.D. Offutt Company
Daniel Metheringham
McCain Foods (USA) Inc.
Mike Pink
Pink Farms, LLC
Kam Quarles
National Potato Council
Jolyn Rassmussen
J.R. Simplot
Blair Richardson
Potatoes USA
Mike Wenkel
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. To receive email announcements on our annual grant and fellowship programs, sign up below.
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