Animal feed resources information system

Sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) by-products

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This datasheet is pending revision and updating; its contents are currently derived from FAO's Animal Feed Resources Information System (1991-2002) and from Bo Göhl's Tropical Feeds (1976-1982).


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Common names 

Sweet potato [English] ; patate douce [French] ; boniato, batata, chaco, papa dulce, camote [Spain] ; batata-doce, batata-da-terra, batata-da-ilha, jatica, jetica [Portuguese] ; patats [Afrikaans] ; Süßkartoffel, Batate, Weiße Kartoffel, Knollenwinde [German] ; ubi jalar, ketela rambat [Indonesian] ; patata dolce, patata americana [Italian] ; kamote [Tagalog] ; khoai lang [Vietnamese] ; 番薯 [Chinese] ; શક્કરીયાં [Gujarati] ; शकरकन्द [Hindi] ; サツマイモ [Japanese] ; 고구마 [Korean] ; रताळे [Marathi] ; सखरखण्ड [Nepali] ; Бата́т, сла́дкий карто́фель [Russian] ; வற்றாளை [Tamil]; มันเทศ [Thai]

Product names:

  • Sweet potato wastes, sweet potato cannery wastes, sweet potato peels, sweet potato peelings, sweet potato trimmings
  • Sweet potato distillery by-product, sweet potato stillage waste
  • Sweet potato starch waste

Convolvulus batatas L., Ipomoea apiculata M. Martens & Galeotti


The direct consumption of sweet potatoes by humans, and their processing in the cannery, distillery and starch industries results in different by-products.

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Datasheet citation 

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