Craig Dobbelyu wrote:I've read the Sweet potato is treated with a chemical to inhibit growth. Apparently this is done to prevent folk from growing them out and to keep them lasting longer on the store shelf. Is there a way to avoid this or to remove the chemical?
John Polk wrote:Supermarket potatoes (and sweets?) are treated to prevent sprouting in storage.
Thus should NOT be a problem with organic produce (except possibly supermarket "organic")
Know your farmer.
I've had plenty of non-organic supermarket potatoes sprouting