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IIDAHO POTATO COMMISSION LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE PACKED WITH UPGRADES

Aug 24, 2015
IIDAHO POTATO COMMISSION LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE PACKED WITH UPGRADES

EAGLE, Idaho, August 24, 2015 – The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) recently updated its website to make it easier than ever for consumers to spend quality time online with Idaho® potatoes. Two of the most exciting changes include an improved experience on mobile devices and a new contemporary design.

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HOW TO PLEASE WITH PROCESSED IDAHO® POTATOES

Aug 24, 2015
HOW TO PLEASE WITH PROCESSED IDAHO® POTATOES

Eagle ID (August 2015) — In a new Ranker poll, the potato tops the competition as the peoples’ #1 favorite vegetable.1 As such, potatoes hold an important position on foodservice menus as a foundation for profitable snacks, appetizers, side dishes, and entrées. Extensively menued in every segment (81.8% penetration2), all potato styles are sold into foodservice where processed potatoes account for 78% of the volume. Of the processed portion, frozen potatoes represent 61% (by far the largest use of potatoes in the U.S.), chips 9%, dehydrated 5% and refrigerated 3%.3        

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 IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION SPICES UP THE TRADITIONAL POTATO SALAD WITH TEN NEW LATIN-INSPIRED RECIPES

Jul 9, 2015
IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION SPICES UP THE TRADITIONAL POTATO SALAD WITH TEN NEW LATIN-INSPIRED RECIPES

EAGLE, Idaho, July 09, 2015 – Latin food is hotter than ever and the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is pouncing on this flavor trend with ten new potato salad recipes to complement your summertime suppers.  Ten popular food bloggers transformed the traditional potato salad into unforgettable side dishes by adding fiery spices and other popular ingredients found in Latin foods to create “ensalada de papas extraordinaria.”

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Salads With Idaho® Potatoes Go Global

Jun 23, 2015
Salads With Idaho® Potatoes Go Global

With their reputation for quality, consistency and versatility, Idaho® potatoes have been known for traveling on menus to countries far beyond their state of origin. For creative chefs, the Idaho® potato’s sturdy texture and universal popularity are a perfect foil for salads tossed with the many exotic ingredients and seasonings the globe has to offer.

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A Cut Above: Idaho® Potato Commission’s 2015 Potato Lover’s Month Contest Entries Top All Other Commodity Display Competitions

Jun 1, 2015
A Cut Above: Idaho® Potato Commission’s 2015 Potato Lover’s Month Contest Entries Top All Other Commodity Display Competitions

Grocery retailers nationwide set out their sharpest spud displays for the Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) 2015 retail competition, which was extended from four weeks to eight weeks for the first time so that ample shipments of Idaho® potatoes would be available.

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Want to Serve Perfect Fresh-Cut French Fries? Idaho Potato Commission Wall Chart Supplies the Answers

Jun 1, 2015
Want to Serve Perfect Fresh-Cut French Fries? Idaho Potato Commission Wall Chart Supplies the Answers

Want to Serve Perfect Fresh-Cut French Fries?
Idaho Potato Commission Wall Chart Supplies the Answers
Eagle ID (May 2015) — The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) knows busy operators need resources to make the job easier. With their new How to Fry Perfect Fresh-Cut French Fries Using Idaho® Potatoes wall chart

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Take Sides: IDAHO® FINGERLING POTATOES Fit the Bill

Apr 17, 2015
Take Sides: IDAHO® FINGERLING POTATOES Fit the Bill

Small to medium in size, with a tender interior, Idaho® fingerlings are making it big on the side. Popular as a side dish, versatile fingerlings can be cooked or roasted whole, stuffed, shaved and chipped, and even braised in oil for a earthy confit.
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Big Idaho Potato Truck Kicks off 2015 Tour with a New Mission That Serves "A Big Helping" to Local Charities

Apr 3, 2015
Big Idaho Potato Truck Kicks off 2015 Tour with a New Mission That Serves "A Big Helping" to Local Charities

Eagle, ID, April 1, 2015 – The Big Idaho Potato Truck is about to embark on its fourth cross-country journey and its mission this year is bigger and more meaningful to local communities than ever before.   During its 4-month tour, the Truck will identify charities in many of the markets it visits and offer “A
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Southern California Food Bloggers Celebrate Idaho® Potatoes at 2nd Annual Potato Palooza

Mar 26, 2015
Southern California Food Bloggers Celebrate Idaho® Potatoes at 2nd Annual Potato Palooza

When 22 of southern California’s top food bloggers got together to talk taters at the 2nd Annual Potato Palooza, it was no ordinary tasting event. Idaho® potatoes were the centerpiece of this exclusive event that showcased the versatility of the spud through a collection of recipes that went above and beyond the traditional baked, mashed, fried and roasted applications.
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 Top it with Idaho®–Give Spuds a Spin on Pizza

Mar 5, 2015
Top it with Idaho®–Give Spuds a Spin on Pizza

Pizza and Idaho® Potatoes sound like a match made in heaven to the Idaho Potato Commission–and your customers. Pizza is one of America’s most popular foods. And Idaho® Potatoes are a menu regular favored by millions. Why not team them up for spectacular potato-centric pizza toppings?
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