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Mashed Calculator

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Wondering how Simply Potatoes® will save you time and labor? Use our convenient scratch mashed potato conversion tool to see the difference. Simply plug in your numbers and let the calculator do the rest. 

This calculator will show you the potential savings of switching to Simply Potatoes, instead of preparing your own mashed potatoes from scratch. When you add your cost of raw potatoes, ingredients and labor, preparing mashed potatoes from scratch could be costing you.

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Savings per pound with Simply Potatoes Refrigerated Potatoes:

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Cost of Scratch Potatoes

Cost of 50 lbs. of raw potatoes

$

Ingredient costs (ie milk, butter, seasonings, etc.)

$

Hourly wage (of employee prepping potatoes)

$

Estimated 2.5 hours longer to prepare 50 lbs. of mashed potatoes from scratch (peel, cut, boil and mash). *

2.5

Total labor cost

$

Total cost per 50 pounds

$

(Average weight after peeling, specking, cutting and mashing is 40 lbs. – a yield loss of 20%.)

Cost per pound

$
Cost of Simply Potatoes Refrigerated Potatoes

Case Cost

$

Pounds per case

24

Cost per pound

$

Savings per pound with Simply Potatoes Refrigerated Potatoes

$

* Michael Foods Internal Time Studies: peeling, cutting, boiling, and mashing 50 lbs. of raw potatoes.

** Average weight after peeling, specking and cutting is 40 lbs. (a yield loss of 20%)