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IT WAS NOISY IN BOISE WITH NEW YEAR'S EVE REVELERS CELEBRATING AS A GIANT IDAHO® POTATO DROPPED AT MIDNIGHT

Jan 6, 2016
IT WAS NOISY IN BOISE WITH NEW YEAR'S EVE REVELERS CELEBRATING AS A GIANT IDAHO® POTATO DROPPED AT MIDNIGHT

Idaho Potato Commission’s Mascot Spuddy Buddy and the Big Idaho® Potato Truck Were Part of the Festivities

Boise, Idaho (January 4, 2016) -- For the third consecutive year, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) was a major sponsor of the New Year’s Eve Idaho® Potato Drop in downtown Boise, Idaho. Seconds before midnight, against a backdrop of fireworks, a 17-foot long potato was lowered by crane into a crowd of more than 40,000 revelers.

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AKRON ZIPS CELEBRATE FIRST BOWL VICTORY AGAINST UTAH STATE AGGIES AT THE 19TH ANNUAL FAMOUS IDAHO® POTATO BOWL

Dec 30, 2015
AKRON ZIPS CELEBRATE FIRST BOWL VICTORY AGAINST UTAH STATE AGGIES AT THE 19TH ANNUAL FAMOUS IDAHO® POTATO BOWL

AKRON ZIPS CELEBRATE FIRST BOWL VICTORY AGAINST UTAH STATE AGGIES AT THE 19TH ANNUAL FAMOUS IDAHO® POTATO BOWL

Idaho Potato Commission is the Naming Sponsor of the Premier Cold-Weather College Football Game

Boise, Idaho (December 29, 2015) - The Utah State University Aggies (Mountain West Conference) were the predicted victors of the Famous Idaho® Potato Bowl, but the Akron Zips (Mid-American Conference) played strong and hard to win their first bowl game ever on the blue turf of Albertsons Stadium in Boise, Idaho. The cold-weather game aired live on ESPN and ESPN Radio on Tuesday, December 22nd with millions of fans tuning in from across the country. 

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TACKLING TATER TACOS SCORE THE GRAND PRIZE IN THE IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION'S TAILGATING RECIPE CONTEST

Dec 16, 2015
TACKLING TATER TACOS SCORE THE GRAND PRIZE IN THE IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION'S TAILGATING RECIPE CONTEST

EAGLE, Idaho (December 16, 2015) -- Hungry football fans across the country entered the Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) first-ever Tailgating Recipe Contest for a chance to win an all-expense paid trip to the Famous Idaho® Potato Bowl in Boise on December 22. Hundreds of “spudtacular” recipes were entered, but Crystal Schlueter’s Tackling Tater Tacos, with spiced Idaho® potatoes drizzled with a delectable chipotle honey slaw and irresistible chorizo crema, won over the hearts…and stomachs of the judges.   

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IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION CELEBRATES PARTNERSHIPS WITH MORE THAN 100 FOOD BLOGGERS

Dec 3, 2015
IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION CELEBRATES PARTNERSHIPS WITH MORE THAN 100 FOOD BLOGGERS

IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION CELEBRATES PARTNERSHIPS WITH MORE THAN 100 FOOD BLOGGERS

New Documentary Features the 2015 Idaho® Potato Harvest Food Blogger Experience and Spud-Lovin' Food Bloggers Receive Heartfelt Badge of Recognition

EAGLE, ID (December 2, 2015)  — Food bloggers have increasingly become a trusted resource for millions of Americans and the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is proud to announce that in the past five years it has worked with more than 100 food bloggers on numerous projects and invited dozens to travel to Idaho to experience the annual potato harvest first-hand. 

 

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BIG IDAHO® POTATO TRUCK WRAPS UP RECORD-BREAKING 2015 NATIONAL TOUR

Nov 9, 2015
BIG IDAHO® POTATO TRUCK WRAPS UP RECORD-BREAKING 2015 NATIONAL TOUR

New Charitable Mission "A Big Helping" Provided Financial Assistance to Local Charities Across the Country

EAGLE, Idaho, November 4, 2015 – After four years on the road, the jaw-dropping, head-turning Big Idaho® Potato Truck continues to generate excitement everywhere it goes. In 2015 the Big Idaho® Potato Truck visited 49 cities, clocked more than 22,087 miles, and raised thousands of dollars for local charities across the country. The Big Idaho® Potato Truck had a new mission in 2015 to deliver “A Big Helping” to charities across the U.S. by providing them with a unique opportunity to raise money and awareness for their cause.   

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IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION APPOINTS JAMES HOFF OF IDAHO FALLS AS NEW COMMISSIONER

Sep 29, 2015
IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION APPOINTS JAMES HOFF OF IDAHO FALLS AS NEW COMMISSIONER

Dan Nakamura and Lynn Wilcox Reappointed for Second Three-year Term

EAGLE, Idaho, September 29, 2015 – The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) announced the recent appointment of James Hoff as a new Commissioner who will a serve three-year term.  James Hoff of Hoff Farms in Idaho Falls will be formally sworn in at the IPC’s October meeting.  Dan Nakamura and Lynn Wilcox, who have already served one term, will be sworn in for second three-year terms. The Commissioners were nominated by industry peers and selected by Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter.

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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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 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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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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Idaho Potato Commission Announces Winner of FOOD52's Best Potato Recipe 2.0 Contest

Feb 23, 2015
Idaho Potato Commission Announces Winner of FOOD52's Best Potato Recipe 2.0 Contest

Kate Suletzki, the blogger behind A Cup of Sugar, a Pinch of Spice, is the newly crowned winner of Food52’s Best Potato Recipe 2.0 Contest, run in partnership with the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC). This contest, one of the most successful in Food52’s history, generated more than 250 entries from the kitchen and home destination’s dedicated community of cooking enthusiasts.

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