Latest News from the IPC


12/17/14 - Famous Idaho® Potato Bowl Kicks Off On December 20 With Widespread Industry Support

The Air Force Academy (Mountain West Conference) will go head-to-head with Western Michigan University (Mid-American Conference) on Saturday, December 20th in the Famous Idaho® Potato Bowl. The cold-weather showdown will take place on the blue turf in Albertsons’ Stadium in Boise, Idaho.

Filed Under: Big Idaho Potato Truck, Consumer, Industry, Retail, Special Events


12/15/14 - 28 Reasons to Celebrate Potato Lover’s Month

February is Potato Lover’s Month. That means there are 28 days to feature infinitely versatile Idaho® Potatoes on your menu. The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) suggests delighting customers with a daily Idaho® Potato special. For operators who don’t have 28 potato recipes, the Idaho Potato Commission offers this handy solution: at foodservice.idahopotato.com/recipes, they will find over 400 chef-driven recipes featuring America’s favorite tuber.

Filed Under: Foodservice, Potato Lover's Month, Retail


11/21/14 - Look Sharp: Enter for a Chance to Win Your Cut of $150,000 in Cash & Prizes from the Idaho Potato Commission Retail Display Contest

The Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) annual Potato Lover’s Month Retail Display Contest just got even bigger and better: For the first time ever, the competition period has been extended from four weeks to eight weeks so that retailers have more opportunities to tap into the sales-boosting spud merchandising event.

Filed Under: Potato Lover's Month, Retail


11/06/14 - “Pass the Potatoes, Please”

EAGLE, Idaho, November 6, 2014 — In Idaho, the centerpiece of our holiday meal is always…you guessed it…the potato. And, it’s not uncommon to find several different dishes featuring the versatile vegetable at a Thanksgiving feast or New Year’s Day brunch. This holiday season, go to www.idahopotato.com

Filed Under: Consumer, Foodservice, Retail


11/05/14 - Idaho Potato Commission’s Jamie Bowen Named ‘40 Under Forty’ Produce Industry Leader by Produce Business

Prestigious annual award honors select group of young achievers
EAGLE, ID, November 5, 2014 – Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) marketing manager Jamie Bowen has been chosen as a “40 Under Forty” produce industry leader for 2014 by Produce Business magazine.
“I was very excited when I found out that I had won the award – it was [...]

Filed Under: Consumer, Foodservice, Industry, Retail