Triple washed. Since 1944. Steam in bag. Microwave perfect potatoes in 10 minutes. What makes Bako Sweet so special? No place on Earth is better for growing delicious sweet potatoes than right here in Bakersfield, CA. Rich, fertile soil. Abundant sunshine. Ideal temperature and rainfall. Our family farm is blessed with nature's best conditions, and for over 80 years, we've been committed to cultivating the finest produce possible. - Mike Valpredo, 4th Generation Potato-Grower. Chester & John Valpredo Farming circa 1936. Grown with pride from Valpredo Farms. Bakersfield, CA. California Sweet potatoes. From California's sweet spot. Produce of USA.