Latest News from the IPC

04/17/14 - The Great Big Idaho® Potato Truck Hits the Road for its Third Cross-Country Tour with American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women® Movement

The head-turning, jaw-dropping Great Big Idaho® Potato Truck is back on the road for its third consecutive cross-country tour with a new message for women: Take care of your heart! The five-month long, 2014 Big Idaho® Potato Truck Tour kicked off in Boise, Idaho with waves, cheers, and hugs from the students of Riverside Elementary School and salutes from soldiers at the Air Force Base in Mountain Home.

Filed Under: Big Idaho Potato Truck, Consumer

04/11/14 - It’s Easier Than Ever to Enjoy the Versatility of Idaho® Potatoes with This Quick Peeling Trick

One of the most popular vegetables in the produce aisle is easier than ever to enjoy, especially when you can spend less time in the kitchen and more time with your family and friends. Our unique tip is perfect for potato salad season. Watch the Dawn Wells potato peeling video on YouTube and

Filed Under: Consumer

04/01/14 - Gluten-Free Solution: Idaho® Potatoes

Consumer awareness of gluten as a trigger for autoimmune and other conditions has rocketed to prominence, creating both a new industry of gluten-free products and a new gluten-free menu category. While the resulting wave of gluten-free menu requests has stymied many a foodservice operator, a popular, widely available solution is always at hand: Idaho® potatoes.

Filed Under: Foodservice

02/27/14 - Idaho Potato Commission Conducts National Survey to Celebrate Potato Lover’s Month

And the survey says…we live in a tater nation! In a new survey by the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC), 97% of Americans said they eat potatoes and more than 81% enjoy them as a side dish, snack or main course on average of three days per week.

Filed Under: Consumer, Industry

02/19/14 - Idaho® Potato Virtual Side Dish Challenge Features Six New Delicious Recipes from Spud-Loving Food Bloggers

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) teamed up with six popular bloggers from across the country to each create a tantalizing new Idaho® potato recipe to vie for votes in the Virtual Side Dish Challenge. The blogger whose recipe receives the most votes will earn her local Meals On Wheels chapter a $5,000 donation from the IPC made in the blogger’s name.

Filed Under: Consumer, Potato Lover's Month