Tag Archives: potatoes

MountainKing Butter Russets Expected to Spark Sales

MountainKing has introduced Butter Russets, the company’s newest potato variety with a natural, buttery taste designed to appeal to the growing wave of consumers … Continue reading

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Talk of the Northwest

The Pacific Northwest has a plethora of produce in the ground, fish in the sea and products made from local ingredients. Continue reading

Posted in 2014 07 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

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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Potandon Produce Teams Up with GetCrocked’s Jenn Bare

Potandon Produce is pleased to be teaming up with Jenn Bare, host of the popular blog, GetCrocked.com to offer consumers some great new Crock-Pot … Continue reading

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Klondike Brands Ads Recognized by Idaho Advertising Federation

The Idaho Advertising Federation recently presented I.E. Productions, an Idaho Falls Multimedia Advertising agency with a 1st Award in the Magazine Category for a series … Continue reading

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Potandon Produce Announces New Packing Location

Potandon Produce is becoming the exclusive marketing agent for the Highland Growers Cooperative and its associated packing facility Idaho Sunfresh located in Rigby, Idaho. … Continue reading

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Potandon Offers On-pack Coupons for Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2

Potandon Produce is teaming up with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment on its upcoming release of their new animated comedy, Cloudy with a Chance of … Continue reading

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Sales Review: Potatoes

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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Idahoan Airs a Holiday Mealtime Solution

Idahoan launches its first-ever national television campaign in time for the holidays with the intent of making meal ideas easier and faster for busy … Continue reading

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US Potato Board Launches Recipe Contest with Hungry Girl Lisa Lillien

What is Hungry Girl Lisa Lillien’s favorite way to enjoy potatoes? “Twice-baked, stuffed with light cheese and veggies – YUM!” says the best-selling author, TV … Continue reading

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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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Apples Top EWG’s Dirty Dozen

Apples top the Environmental Working Group’s annual Dirty Dozen list of most pesticide-contaminated produce, followed by strawberries, grapes and celery. Other fresh fruits and … Continue reading

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Potandon Produce says Good-bye to its VP of Sales

Potandon Produce’s Kent Romrell, senior vice president of sales, will retire at the end of March after a career in produce spanning over 30 … Continue reading

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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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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

RPE Donates 40,000 Pounds of Potatoes

Milwaukee television station TODAY’S TMJ4 and Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin teamed up on Tuesday in an effort to provide one million meals to those … Continue reading

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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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Idaho Potato Commission Gears Up for Football Season

For the third consecutive year, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) will sponsor the Boise State University (BSU) and University of Idaho (U of I) football teams. … Continue reading

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Idaho Potatoes Star as Main Ingredient in Food Blogs Across the Country

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is collecting original Idaho potato blog posts and serving them up in a new section on its website, The … Continue reading

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Tasteful Selections To Launch Simply Amazing Sweepstakes

Tasteful Selections will be supporting the sweepstakes on its signature flavor Honey Gold bags as well as on its Ruby Sensation bags. In addition, … Continue reading

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Talking Shop with… Ralph Schwartz

The director of vendor management and value-added marketing for Potandon Produce says that much change has taken place in the produce category in recent … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 05 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Supporting the spud

When the U.S. Department of Agriculture proposed limiting the amount of potatoes that could be served in federally financed school lunches this past fall, potato growers prepared for battle. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 01 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Sales Review: Potatoes

Posted in 2012 01 Article Archives, Perishables Group Sales Reviews

Potandon Wraps up its Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

Potandon Produce headquartered in Idaho Falls, Idaho, completed its 2011 Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) campaign in conjunction with the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF). … Continue reading

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