News from the IPC "Consumer" category

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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THE IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION RELEASES

Nov 18, 2016
THE IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION RELEASES

EAGLE, ID (November 17, 2016) -- As the first flurries begin to fall in some parts of the country, it’s a sure sign that the holiday season is upon us! This time of the year is traditionally filled with celebrations and family dinners. And as Julia Child once said, “A party without cake is just a meeting.” So to help you and your readers prepare for the season, the IPC has gathered several recipe collections for every type of celebration.

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IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION KICKS OFF HOLIDAY READY RECIPE CONTEST

Nov 15, 2016
IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION KICKS OFF HOLIDAY READY RECIPE CONTEST

EAGLE, ID (November 15, 2016) -- Attention food fanatics and chefs extraordinaire! During the month of November enter your favorite Idaho® potato recipe for a chance to win a $1,500 cash prize, a myriad of kitchen appliances from Kenmore® and a 15 lb. bag of fresh Idaho® potatoes. In addition to the prizes awarded for first, second and third place, a $500 “Social Spud” prize will be given to the recipe receiving the most “likes” on the contest page, encouraging contestants to share their recipe entry on their social media channels.

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