Potatoes are of several types: sweet, red, whites, reds, purple, small or elongated. All these varieties of potato have characteristics, taste and cooking different recommendations. Here’s a description of the encountered four types of potato: sweet potato, red potato, potato purple and white. Potato shape is elongated, round taste with a low sugar content, sweet. Texture: creamy and slightly densely, with delicate wrapper. This type of potatoes is resistant to long distance transportation.