Tag Archives: Idaho Potato Commission

USA Onions and IPC Showcase at First Idaho Culinary Celebration in Chicago

USA Onions/Idaho-Eastern Oregon Onion Committee and the Idaho Potato Commission, along with the Idaho State Department of Agriculture (ISDA), hosted a series of culinary … Continue reading

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IPC Surveys Consumers to Celebrate Potato Lover’s Month

In a survey by the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC), 97% of Americans said they eat potatoes and more than 81% enjoy them as a … Continue reading

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Produce’s big top performance

This year’s Southern Exposure event promises to be  “the greatest produce show on earth.” No longer is an apple just an apple or a … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 02 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Two Big Idaho Potatoes Ring in the New Year

As the saying goes they “grow ‘em big in Idaho” and that’s no joke. On New Year’s Eve, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) was … Continue reading

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Talking Shop with… Jamie Bowen

Jamie Bowen, marketing manager for the Idaho Potato Commission, shares the secrets behind the Success of Potato Lover’s Month. Why should retailers be excited … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 01 Article Archives, Columns, Talking Shop

The star of the party

With football season nearing its grand finale, retailers have one last shot at tackling game day sales. Teaming up with produce companies is the winning play. Continue reading

Posted in 2014 01 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

The season for spuds

Nutritional messaging and Potato Lovers Month are just a couple of merchandising campaigns that retailers should employ to keep potatoes in season. Continue reading

Posted in 2014 01 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Calling Retailers: 23rd Annual IPC Retail Display Contest Will Award $150,000 in Prizes

Want to keep potato sales up this winter? Get creative – it can also win you a lot of great prizes in the Idaho … Continue reading

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Keeping an eye on potatoes

A more favorable yield has potato growers and shippers, along with retailers, optimistic about sales for the coming year. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 10 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

IPC Awards $7500 in Prize Money to Children Nationwide

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) awarded 75 lucky winners with an American Express gift card out of hundreds of submissions it received from children across … Continue reading

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IPC Launches Digital Recipe Database

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) has announced the launch of an improved recipe database on www.idahopotato.com. It will feature over 900 ways to prepare … Continue reading

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Leaders of the Pac Northwest

The fresh foods produced and the companies producing them help the Pacific Northwest region thrive. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 07 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

IPC Celebrates National Celiac Awareness Month

In recognition of National Celiac Awareness Month in May, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) has partnered with blogger Amie Valpone of “The Healthy Apple” … Continue reading

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Top Retail Displays Speak the Language of Love

Consumers weren’t the only ones professing their love for Idaho spuds during the annual Potato Lover’s Month retail celebration in February. Supermarket chains and … Continue reading

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The Great Big Idaho Potato Truck Embarks on Second Cross-Country Tour

Back by popular demand, the Great Big Idaho Potato Truck officially set off on its seven-month cross-country journey with support and good wishes from … Continue reading

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Getting on board

Working with commodity boards can go a long way toward helping retailers boost sales.  Produce sales are strong in the spring and summer, and … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 04 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

A face-off

The produce aisle could soon resemble a child’s play room with popular kid-friendly characters and images decorating shelves. Imagine and aisle within the grocery … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 03 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

IPC Launches Recipe Contest

In celebration of American Heart Month, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) launched the Heart Smart Recipe Contest with fitness guru Denise Austin and the … Continue reading

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All grown up

The Southeast Produce Council prepares for the Tenth anniversary of its Southern Exposure show. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 02 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

For the love of spuds

Potato sales tend to slow down at the beginning of the year. By keeping them front and center in the produce department, retailers can … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Utah State University Aggies Take Home The Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Trophy

“The Famous Idaho Potato Bowl belongs to the Aggies” said Coach Gary Andersen as he accepted the trophy, a crystal bowl loaded with Idaho … Continue reading

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Produce with punch

With a new format and record attendance, the 2012 PMA Fresh Summit was one to remember. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 12 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Idaho Resident Wins IPC’s 
First Pinterest Contest

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) awarded a $250 cash prize to Zoe Lowinfell Cauvel of Twin Falls, Idaho for her delectable photo of Idaho … Continue reading

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Idaho Potato Commission’s Popular 
Recipe Photo Contest Now on Pinterest

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is now hosting their “Recipe of the Month Photo Contest” on Pinterest, taking full advantage of the site’s ability … Continue reading

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Halloween Recipes from the Idaho Potato Commission

Halloween treats don’t always have to be about the candy. With the Idaho Potato Commission’s collection of ghoulish recipes, make this Halloween all about … Continue reading

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