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THE IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION ANNOUNCES CHANGES IN LEADERSHIP

Sep 14, 2016
THE IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION ANNOUNCES CHANGES IN LEADERSHIP

Eagle, Idaho (September 14, 2016) --The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) announced the recent appointments of Ritchey Toevs of Toevs Farm as Chairman and Lynn Wilcox of Wilcox, Floyd & Sons as Vice Chairman of the IPC for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. 

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BIG IDAHO® POTATO TRUCK SETS SAIL IN NYC HARBOR

Sep 2, 2016
BIG IDAHO® POTATO TRUCK SETS SAIL IN NYC HARBOR

12,000 Pounds of Potatoes Donated To Manhattan's Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen as Thank You to New Yorkers

EAGLE, IDAHO (September 2, 2016) -- The world’s largest potato on wheels traded its tires for buoys in celebration of the 2016 Idaho® Potato Harvest. On Wednesday, August 24, the giant spud embarked on her maiden voyage through the New York Harbor – beginning in Brooklyn and passing all the major landmarks in South Manhattan including the Brooklyn Bridge, Statue of Liberty and Freedom Tower.

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ETHNIC IDAHO® POTATO SALAD RECIPES TRANSPORT CONSUMERS AROUND THE GLOBE

Jul 22, 2016
ETHNIC IDAHO® POTATO SALAD RECIPES TRANSPORT CONSUMERS AROUND THE GLOBE

From France to Peru, these potato salad recipes will bring a sense of adventure and wanderlust right to your table

Eagle, Idaho (July 22, 2016) -- As the hot summer weather sweeps across the nation, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) invites spud lovers to cool down with one of their numerous potato salad recipes. Experience flavors from all corners of the world without leaving town or breaking the bank!

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THE MAGIC OF IDAHO® POTATOES UNEARTHED IN PBS TELEVISION PROGRAMMING

Jul 22, 2016
THE MAGIC OF IDAHO® POTATOES UNEARTHED IN PBS TELEVISION PROGRAMMING

Ask This Old House Features Special Segment on Idaho® Potatoes

Eagle, Idaho (July 21, 2016) -- Ask This Old House, a popular home improvement show on PBS, recently aired a 6-minute segment exploring how Idaho® potatoes are grown and thoroughly explaining how potatoes from Idaho differ from potatoes grown in other states.

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IDAHO® POTATO COMMISSION INVITES CONSUMERS TO AIR FRY THEIR POTATOES

Jul 22, 2016
IDAHO® POTATO COMMISSION INVITES CONSUMERS TO AIR FRY THEIR POTATOES

A healthier approach to cooking delicious Idaho® potatoes, air fryers are putting a new spin on spuds

Eagle, Idaho (June 24, 2016) -- The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) recently enlisted two popular food bloggers to create Idaho® potato recipes that are prepared using one of the hottest new cooking tools for home chefs, the air fryer. This new device circulates extremely hot air around food to create crispy mouth-watering dishes. Available on kitchenware websites, air fryers provide consumers with an innovative way to make their favorite Idaho® potato recipes even healthier.

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IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION ADDS THREE NEW MOUTH-WATERING GLUTEN-FREE RECIPES TO ITS RICH RECIPE COLLECTION

May 20, 2016
IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION ADDS THREE NEW MOUTH-WATERING GLUTEN-FREE RECIPES TO ITS RICH RECIPE COLLECTION

Idaho® Potato and White Bean Skordalia is an easy two-step dip that goes perfectly with crunchy vegetables or chips

Eagle, IDAHO (May 3, 2016) -- The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) has just released three new and unique gluten-free recipes for those avoiding wheat and flour-based ingredients. Idaho® Potato Skordalia; Russian Beet, Idaho® Potato Salad; and Idaho® Potato South African Curried Meatloaf (Bobotie) use naturally gluten-free, Idaho® potatoes as the main ingredient and taste so good, even folks not monitoring their gluten intake will enjoy them.

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IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION “BUILD A BAKER” WEB PAGE DELIVERS  NUTRITION MESSAGING TO KIDS IN EASY BITES

May 17, 2016
IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION “BUILD A BAKER” WEB PAGE DELIVERS NUTRITION MESSAGING TO KIDS IN EASY BITES

IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION “BUILD A BAKER” WEB PAGE DELIVERS

NUTRITION MESSAGING TO KIDS IN EASY BITES

Eagle ID (May 2016)—Teaching nutrition to kids can be problematic. While the topic galvanizes adults, kids need a little help to engage. So make nutrition intriguing and interactive with Build a Baker, a web page created by the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) to help kids make healthy menu choices. Potatoes often get a bad nutrition rap, when, in fact, potatoes are a nutrient-dense vegetable. A healthy diet that includes potatoes starts with preparation and toppings.

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THE HEAD-TURNING JAW-DROPPING BIG IDAHO® POTATO TRUCK IS BACK ON THE ROAD FOR ITS FIFTH NATIONAL TOUR

May 2, 2016
THE HEAD-TURNING JAW-DROPPING BIG IDAHO® POTATO TRUCK IS BACK ON THE ROAD FOR ITS FIFTH NATIONAL TOUR

In 7 months the Truck will travel 28,000 miles & visit more than 60 cities

Boise, ID (May 2, 2016) Back by popular demand, the world’s largest potato on wheels is traveling across the country promoting Idaho’s most famous agricultural product, the Idaho® potato. While on its journey, the Big Idaho® Potato Truck will help dozens of charities better serve their communities through its charitable program, “A Big Helping.”

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PASS THE POTASSIUM WITH IDAHO® POTATOES

Feb 11, 2016
PASS THE POTASSIUM WITH IDAHO® POTATOES

Eagle, IDAHO (February 11, 2016) -- In a recent survey conducted by the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC), it was revealed that consumers aren’t aware that potatoes are a potassium-rich food. While 89% of Americans consider bananas to be a significant source of potassium, only 27% associate potatoes with potassium.

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THE IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION KICKS OFF THE NEW YEAR WITH THREE NEW QUICK AND EASY RECIPES USING FROZEN IDAHO® POTATOES

Jan 11, 2016
THE IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION KICKS OFF THE NEW YEAR WITH THREE NEW QUICK AND EASY RECIPES USING FROZEN IDAHO® POTATOES

Eagle, Idaho (January 7, 2016) -- The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is ringing in the new year with three new recipes that use frozen Idaho® potatoes to put a time-saving and tasty spin on classic winter favorites. With frozen Idaho® potatoes, anyone can prepare delicious and hearty dinners in no time. 

“The recipes were created to help home cooks find new uses for frozen Idaho® potatoes that help reduce time in the kitchen without sacrificing flavor,” explained Frank Muir, President and CEO, IPC. “There are literally dozens of frozen Idaho® potato products that can be incorporated into any meal – breakfast, lunch or dinner. The key is to look for the famous ‘Grown in Idaho’ seal on the packaging.”

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