Established in 1937, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is a state agency that is responsible for promoting and protecting the famous "Grown in Idaho®" seal, a federally registered trademark that assures consumers they are purchasing genuine, top-quality Idaho® potatoes. Idaho's ideal growing conditions, including rich, volcanic soil, climate and irrigation differentiate Idaho® potatoes from potatoes grown in other states.
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To be sure you're getting genuine, top-quality Idaho® Potatoes, look for the "Grown In Idaho®" seal. Idaho's growing season of warm days and cool nights, ample mountain-fed irrigation and rich, volcanic soil, give Idaho® Potatoes their unique texture, taste and dependable performance.
Industry folks! Mark your calendar and save the date for the 2018 Big Idaho Potato Harvest Meeting!
When: November 14th, 2018
Where: Shoshone-Bannock Hotel and Event Center
Schedule and speakers to be announced soon! Watch for details.
About one-third of all potatoes grown in the U.S. are grown in Idaho.
In a short six-week period approximately 320,000 acres will be harvested yielding about 13 billion pounds of potatoes. For all you football lovers, that’s enough potatoes to fill 500 football stadium 10 feet high!Learn More »
Our video library has how-to's and recipes from our blogger and chef friends, a glimpse into the farming of our state's most famous commodity as well as some videos thrown in just for fun. Check out all our videos here »
Lisa Lin of Healthy Nibbles and Bits shows how to free up stove space by making perfect Idaho Potatoes in the Instant Pot!