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About Fingerling Potatoes and Fingerling Varieties

Potatoes have a wide variety of size, shape, and taste, and those variations in flesh, color, flavor, and shape make for wide differences in how fingerlings are prepared. The range of variety is remarkable, and the flesh of a specialty potato can range from pale yellow to deep purple, flavors from nutty to buttery, and texture from waxy to smooth - making it possible to find just the right look and taste for any gourmet potato dish. Read about the key differences in the varieties Greater Tater grows and provides to foodservice vendors.

Russian Banana Fingerling

This is the most popular of all of the fingerling potato varieties. This variety has a skin that is tan colored, waxy, and smooth. This loved potato has a fluffy yellow tinted flesh with a nutty and buttery flavor.


Austrian Crescent Fingerling

Austrian Crescents have a smooth, yellow to tan skin and light yellow flesh. A firm and waxy tuber with a straight to crescent shape.


La Ratte Fingerling

This variety boasts a uniquely nutty flavor and has a smooth, buttery texture with hints of hazelnuts and chestnuts. The La Ratte fingerling originated in Europe in the late 19th century.


Purple Peruvian Potatoes

Purple Peruvians have dark purple, ink-colored skin and flesh. Their coloring can be opaque or marble throughout the flesh. Purple potatoes are usually dry, starchy, earthy and sport a slightly nutty flavor.


Ruby Crescent Fingerling

This favorite variety offers a slightly more knobby look than the popular Russian Banana. It's pinkish/tan skin conceals a firm, waxy yellowish flesh.

Chilean Red Fingerlings

Chilean Red is a popular variety from South American. Chileans grow very elongated tubers with and have dark red skin and white to pink flesh.


Red Thumb Fingerling

The skin of this smooth, brightly colored pink/red fingerling conceals a fluffy and pink flesh. A fine tasting member of our family of products.


French Fingerling

More round than many fingerlings, this variety's smooth and shiny pink to red skin and has a dry, fluffier yellow flesh with streaks of reddish pink. It offers a creamy texture and slightly nutty flavor.


Purple Majesty Potatoes

These earthy-flavored potatoes are purple all the way through with violet to wine-colored skins and succulent purple flesh.


Marbles & PeeWee Fingerlings

Our Tender Baby marbles are tiny versions of round red, white, and purple potatoes. We also carry Tender Baby versions of our fingerling varieties.