Is it true that water and potatoes taste different in india than in the u.s.?

i work at a convenience store owned by a couple originally from india. i had some potato chips she made herself (an indian recipe) and she said potatoes from india taste different than potatoes from u.s. then she went on to say that the water in india tastes different than in the u.s. im not so sure i... show more i work at a convenience store owned by a couple originally from india. i had some potato chips she made herself (an indian recipe) and she said potatoes from india taste different than potatoes from u.s. then she went on to say that the water in india tastes different than in the u.s.

im not so sure i believe the water tasting different thing. but she said its due to the climate or something (its hard to understand her with her accent sometimes lol).

anyways is it true that potatoes from india taste different?
is it true that water in india tastes different?
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