Yukon Gold Potato turns 50

Yukon gold potato, developed at the University of Guelph, turns 50

Your favourite specialty spud isn’t necessarily a genetic descendant of Yukon Gold potatoes. But in another way, those gourmet potatoes in your supermarket or on your restaurant dinner plate might owe something to that popular named variety developed a half-century ago at the University of Guelph. Even just naming a potato suggested that “it was