News from the IPC "Consumer" category

Idaho Potato Commission Salutes World Cycling Champion and Boise Native, Kristin Armstrong

Oct 12, 2009
Idaho Potato Commission Salutes World Cycling Champion and Boise Native, Kristin Armstrong

EAGLE, ID, October 12, 2009 - Three weeks ago Boise native and Idaho® potato fan Kristin Armstrong won the 2009 UCI Road World Championships in Mendriso, Switzerland and today she hit the airwaves to talk taters to thousands of consumers across the country.
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2009 Culinary Learning Experience Scholarship Awarded to Sullivan University Student

Oct 11, 2009
2009 Culinary Learning Experience Scholarship Awarded to Sullivan University Student

EAGLE, ID, October 11, 2009 -- Erica Sung, student at Sullivan University in Louisville, KY, was awarded the 2009 Culinary Learning Experience Scholarship, sponsored by the Simplot Top of House Culinary Board and the Idaho Potato Commission earlier this year.
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Merry Mashed Potato!

Oct 7, 2009
Merry Mashed Potato!

EAGLE, ID, October 1, 2009 -- Traditionally, the holidays offer the opportunity for increased sales and extra revenue with the onset of office parties and festive gatherings for family and friends.
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Are You Spud Stumped?

Oct 7, 2009
Are You Spud Stumped?

According to a recent survey (February 2009), potatoes are America's favorite vegetable. With consumers watching both their waistlines and their wallets, potatoes are a nutritious and affordable menu option with limitless possibilities across flavor profiles and day parts.
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Chef Alex Stratta of Wynn Las Vegas Wins $10,000 for Meals On Wheels During Idaho Potato Commission's 'Chef Challenge' at American Wine and Food Festival

Oct 6, 2009
Chef Alex Stratta of Wynn Las Vegas Wins $10,000 for Meals On Wheels During Idaho Potato Commission's 'Chef Challenge' at American Wine and Food Festival

EAGLE, Idaho, Oct. 6 -- The legendary chef and philanthropist, Wolfgang Puck, and four nationally acclaimed "chef friends" partnered with the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) for the third annual IPC Chef Challenge at the American Wine &Food Festival (AWFF), held at Universal Studios in Los Angeles on Saturday, October 3.
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Sep 15, 2009
Celebrate the 2009 Idaho® Potato Harvest Online!

EAGLE, ID, September 15, 2009 – This harvest season, America’s favorite potato continues to please both consumers’ waistlines and wallets with a new, interactive educational video game that offers a chance to win $10,000!
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Aug 1, 2009
Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) Debuts New Idaho-grown Varieties

August 2009, Eagle, Idaho -- For decades, the IPC has primarily promoted russet Burbank potatoes. In fact, when anyone says "potato," everyone immediately thinks Idaho.
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Jun 16, 2009
Idaho Potato Commission and Idaho Fry Company Reach Agreement on Restaurant Name Change

EAGLE, ID, June 16, 2009 - Idaho Fry Company (IFC) today announced that it will comply with federal trademark laws and change its name to Boise Fry Company (BFC). The decision was made after a series of amicable and ongoing discussions between representatives from IFC and the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC).
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Jun 4, 2009
The Idaho Potato Commission Addresses The Idaho Fry Company's Name Controversy

June 4, 2009—Recently, there has been a lot of media attention and public discussion about the Idaho Fry Company's name. The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) would like to share its side of the story and correct some of the misinformation that has been disseminated. One of the IPC's primary responsibilities has been to protect its certification
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Jun 4, 2009
Fort Lauderdale Woman Wins "Free Groceries for a Year" at Publix

EAGLE, ID, June 4, 2009 - Publix customers are looking up in this down economy. The grocery giant awarded more than $20,000 in free groceries in its "Win Free Groceries for a Year Sweepstakes" presented by the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) and Sargento. Sandra Browne of Fort Lauderdale, FL, was the lucky grand-prize winner of "Free Groceries for a Year" - a prize valued at $10,400 and worth savoring during these financially straining times.
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