Potato Fact #164

At its peak it the 1960s, Spudnuts Donuts was selling 400,000 potato donuts (donuts made from sweetened mashed potatoes) daily and had about 350 stores nationwide, plus a franchise in Japan. The company was acquired by Dakota Bake N Serve Inc., which went under amidst fraud convictions. Today, there are about 30 independent stores remaining, including two in Ohio.