Potato Fact #166

Potato farmer-turned-entrepreneur Feng Xiaoyan has partnered with the Chinese government to change the public’s attitude about the potato through song. Once regarded as a poor man’s food only fit for famines and hog feed, potatoes are glorified in a number of songs that Feng has commissioned, including “Potato, Potato, Potato,” “Potato, Our Little Round Potato,” and “Potatoes Are Fortunate Eggs.”