Potatoes are one of the most common vegetables in every household. They are affordable, they last a long time in a pantry, and they are versatile, which makes them easy to include in a lot of meals.

Sweet potatoes come in a variety of colours and sizes – the most common being orange, but other varieties are white, purple, and yellow. They are rich in fibre, vitamins, and minerals, making a great addition in your diet to keep yourself healthy. So, what benefits can come from eating sweet potatoes?

  • Its high levels of fibre can help keep a good and balanced digestive system and help promote gut health.
  • Sweet potatoes contain a specific group of antioxidants that have been shown to be helpful in keeping your eyes healthy.
  • Good for your brain! In general, diets rich in fruit and vegetables containing a lot of antioxidants have been shown to be good for your brain and help with memory.
  • Its high levels of vitamins can help with a healthy immune system.

Sweet potatoes are very popular and easy to prepare and add to your diet, so next time you are planning on cooking some chips or mash, considering using sweet potatoes instead of white ones.

M&P is an industry leading manufacturer and supplier of food processing equipment. New technology is constantly being developed and we always keep fresh cut in mind.

Our Carousel Grid Cutting machine is a versatile machine that can cut potatoes, fruits, and other vegetables into fries, batons, wedges, petals and slices. You can see it in action here.

In addition, M&P also supplies a top of the range Radish Top & Tailer, which tops and tails up to 100 radishes per minute. It can operate on a wide range of sizes and shapes and is easy to maintain. Learn more about it here.

If you would like any more information about our products, please contact us here.

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