Popular Superfood & Prebiotic for Humans & Pets • Clean Label Color
Originally grown in Central and South America, today sweet potatoes are found in dishes worldwide, particularly in cuisines throughout Africa, Asia, and the Americas. The starchy root vegetable comes in a number of colorful varieties, including the orange, yellow, and purple varieties that BCFoods carries. All colors offer a sweet flavor with earthy and nutty undertones. Sweet potatoes pair well with chili pepper, orange peel, and zucchini.
Sweet potatoes are considered a superfood for both humans and dogs1 due to the number of nutrients they contain. They contain a huge variety of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Including sweet potatoes in your diet may support eye, immune, heart, cellular, metabolic, and kidney health.2 Prebiotics such as sweet potatoes are growing in popularity for their role in digestive health and immune support.
Our dehydrated sweet potato works well in both sweet and savory applications, including chips, crackers, protein bars, curries, stews, instant meals, baked goods and mixes, gluten-free products, as well as cat and dog food and treats. Our orange and purple sweet potato powders can also be used as a natural, clean-label food color.
Ask your sales rep about the availability of organic sweet potato, freeze-dried sweet potato, varietal colors, and fire-roasted sweet potato from Culinary Farms.