Tag Archives: potatoes

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

Posted in Perishables, What's New

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

Posted in Perishables, What's New

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

Posted in Promotions, What's New

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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Spring in New England

To find out what is hot in the produce category this year, retailers are heading to Boston for the New England Produce Council Produce … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 04 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Pass the potatoes

New potato varieties, smaller packages and value-added offerings are attracting a new generation of consumers. By Elizabeth Louise Hatt At one time, the typical … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 01 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh