News from the IPC "Consumer" category

2018 Famous Idaho® Potato Bowl, Breeding Ground for Top NFL Prospects, Will Kick Off on December 21st

May 9, 2018
2018 Famous Idaho® Potato Bowl, Breeding Ground for Top NFL Prospects, Will Kick Off on December 21st

EAGLE, Idaho, May 9, 2018 – The top teams from the Mountain West and Mid-American Conferences will go head to head on Friday, Dec. 21st at the 22nd Annual Famous Idaho® Potato Bowl (FIPB). Kickoff is 2:00 p.m. MST/4:00 p.m. EST on the blue turf at Boise State University’s Albertsons Stadium; it will air live on ESPN.

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WYOMING COWBOYS DEFEAT THE CENTRAL MICHIGAN CHIPPEWAS IN THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED 21st ANNUAL FAMOUS IDAHO® POTATO BOWL

Dec 28, 2017
WYOMING COWBOYS DEFEAT THE CENTRAL MICHIGAN CHIPPEWAS IN THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED 21st ANNUAL FAMOUS IDAHO® POTATO BOWL

Idaho Potato Commission Signs On As a Presenting Sponsor for Five More Years

Boise, ID, December 28, 2017 – From the moment the Wyoming Cowboys mascot, Cowboy Joe (a young pony with a big spirit) trotted onto the blue field at Albertsons Stadium in Boise, Idaho, it was “game on.” The Wyoming Cowboys, representing the Mountain West Conference, defeated the Central Michigan Chippewas from the Mid-American Conference 37-14 in the country’s premier cold-weather college bowl game with close to two million fans around the country watching it live on ESPN.

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Celebrate Halloween With Idaho® Potato Black & White Cookies

Oct 16, 2017
Celebrate Halloween With Idaho® Potato Black & White Cookies

EAGLE, ID, October 16, 2017 — The Idaho Potato Commission has added the new Idaho® Potato Black & White Cookie recipe to its lineup of festive holiday treats.

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 IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION ANNOUNCES NEW COMMISSIONER

Sep 18, 2017
IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION ANNOUNCES NEW COMMISSIONER

First Female Grower is Appointed

EAGLE, ID, September 18, 2017 – At the 2017 Idaho Grower Shippers Association meeting in Sun Valley, Idaho, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) announced the appointment of Mary Hasenoehrl of Gross Farms, the first female to represent potato growers. Randy Hardy of Hardy Farms and Nick Blanksma of Legacy Farms were also sworn in to serve second three-year terms.

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2017 IDAHO® POTATO HARVEST KISSED BY THE SOLAR ECLIPSE  And A Few Fun Facts About America's Favorite Vegetable

Aug 18, 2017
2017 IDAHO® POTATO HARVEST KISSED BY THE SOLAR ECLIPSE And A Few Fun Facts About America's Favorite Vegetable

EAGLE, ID, August 18, 2017 – Just days before the 2017 Idaho® potato harvest commences, 308,000 acres of America’s favorite vegetable will be blanketed by the solar eclipse, a rare occurrence when the earth, moon and sun line up perfectly, blocking the sun from the earth’s view. While millions of tourists flock to Idaho to witness the morning sky go dark for approximately two minutes, more than 700 farmers will be preparing to unearth about 13 billion pounds of potatoes in a short six-week window.

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CELEBRATE NATIONAL ICE CREAM MONTH WITH VEGAN COCONUT & BLACKBERRY IDAHO® POTATO ICE CREAM

Jun 26, 2017
CELEBRATE NATIONAL ICE CREAM MONTH WITH VEGAN COCONUT & BLACKBERRY IDAHO® POTATO ICE CREAM

EAGLE, ID (June 26, 2017) With National Ice Cream Month fast approaching, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is thrilled to share the best-kept secret ingredient to America’s favorite thick and creamy dessert. You guessed it! Idaho® potatoes! The IPC is featuring multiple Idaho® Potato Ice Cream recipes on their website throughout the month of July in honor of National Ice Cream Month.

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 LAMB WESTON EMBRACES STRENGTH OF IDAHO® POTATO BRAND TO SUPPORT ITS NEW FROZEN POTATO PRODUCT LINE CALLED “GROWN IN IDAHO®”

Jun 13, 2017
LAMB WESTON EMBRACES STRENGTH OF IDAHO® POTATO BRAND TO SUPPORT ITS NEW FROZEN POTATO PRODUCT LINE CALLED “GROWN IN IDAHO®”

Eagle, IDAHO (June 13, 2017) - This week Lamb Weston, a leading supplier of frozen potato and vegetable products, announced the launch of its new Grown In Idaho®, brand of potato products. These are the first ever frozen potato products for retail that are made with 100% real Idaho® potatoes.

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READY, SET, HUT…. 2017 FAMOUS IDAHO® POTATO BOWL TO KICKOFF FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22

May 15, 2017
READY, SET, HUT…. 2017 FAMOUS IDAHO® POTATO BOWL TO KICKOFF FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22

EAGLE, Idaho, May 15, 2017 – The 21st Annual Famous Idaho® Potato Bowl will kickoff on Friday, Dec. 22 at 2:00 p.m. MST/4:00 p.m. EST at Boise State University’s Albertsons Stadium and will be aired live on ESPN.

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IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION RINGS IN NEW YEAR WITH NEW RECIPES FROM KENMORE®'S FULLY LOADED IDAHO® POTATO COOK-OFF

Jan 18, 2017
IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION RINGS IN NEW YEAR WITH NEW RECIPES FROM KENMORE®'S FULLY LOADED IDAHO® POTATO COOK-OFF

EAGLE, ID (January 18, 2017) -- Following an online “Fully-Loaded Idaho® Potato Cook-off” event, Kenmore® awarded Crystal Schlueter’s unique and easy-to-make Mashed-Up Kimchi Reuben Tater Bombs with Sweet Onion & Gochujang Aioli the grand prize. The poppable hors d'oeuvres balance sweet onion, salty reuben, savory mashed potato filling, and spicy gochujang dipping sauce to create an unforgettable flavor experience.

In November, participants entered their favorite holiday-themed recipes to showcase their love for Idaho® potatoes. Kenmore® selected four winners, including a “Social Spud,” the most liked recipe on social media channels.

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UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO VANDALS CLINCH THIRD BOWL GAME VICTORY AT 20TH ANNUAL FAMOUS IDAHO® POTATO BOWL

Jan 13, 2017
UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO VANDALS CLINCH THIRD BOWL GAME VICTORY AT 20TH ANNUAL FAMOUS IDAHO® POTATO BOWL

Vandals Head Coach Paul Petrino celebrates the team's victory over the Rams during the Famous Idaho® Potato Bowl trophy presentation.

Idaho Potato Commission Naming Sponsor of the Premiere Cold-Weather Football Game

EAGLE, ID (January 13, 2017) -- In the highest scoring bowl game of the season and the third highest scoring game in bowl history, the University of Idaho Vandals defeated the Colorado State Rams (61-50) at the 20th Annual Famous Idaho® Potato Bowl. Close to 25,000 die-hard fans braved the cold weather to cheer on the teams, while 1.1 million viewers (an increase of 6% over 2015) watched the game indoors on ESPN.

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