National Tater Tot Day-February 2

National Tater Tot Day

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Facts on Tater Tots
  • “Tater” is slang for potato.
  • A tater tot is a side dish made from deep-fried, grated potatoes. 
  • Tater tots are widely recognized by their crispness, cylindrical shape, and size.
  • Tater tots are consumed by Americansns at the rate of approximately 70 million pounds per year. 
  • Tater tots were created in 1953 when Ore-Ida founders were trying to figure out what to do with leftover slivers of cut-up potatoes.