Potato is the most widely consumed vegetable in the world. In Pakistan the use of Potato has increased manifold in the households, hotels and fast food restaurants. Especially there is much accelerated use in Multinational food chains like McDonalds, KFC, Hardees etc. Wherever a burger is sold, the potato chips are a must to accompany.. Potato has a very high content rate of Fiber, Thiamin, Niacin, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6 ,Vitamin A, Choline, Riboflavin and Calcium.. There is also a good ratio of carbohydrates in this vegetable. Baked potatoes are liked very much in Europe and USA and is consumed almost on daily basis. Economically these are not very expensive and almost everyone can afford to eat it on daily basis in any form either as a part of daily dish, finger chips, baked form etc.Pakistan relies on indigenous production of potatoes to meet its requirements, rather it comes in the position to export potatoes but the consumption of potato in Pakistan has reached to a great level. It mostly meets its requirements through locally produced see potatoes. Its seed is expensive and forms a major part of the total cost of production.
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