Taking into account that the potato cultivation started in South America ten thousand years ago, then came in the Europe of the Cultural Renaissance  and up to these days it constitutes the first agricultural cultivation among vegetables all over the world, the potato changed radically human nutrition, affecting determinately our society.

The edible expanded tuber of the plant Solanum tuberosum became the main nutritional source and the preferable vegetable in the entire territory of European Union and the developed world. Potato is a favorite habit for kids and adults, thanks to the delicious taste, the easy cooking preparation and consumption, but mainly because of the extremely good energy.

The potato is classified among the most nutritional tubers, since it contains starch and potassium, it is rich in carbohydrates, organic acids and vitamins B1, B2, B6 and C. It also contains a variety of phytonutrients with antioxidant qualities, among others, carotenoids, flavonoids, caffeic acid and unique proteins, like patatin