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Two Big Idaho® Potatoes Ring in the New Year

Jan 6, 2014
Two Big Idaho® Potatoes Ring in the New Year

As the saying goes “we grow ‘em big in Idaho” and that’s no joke. On New Year’s Eve, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) was a sponsor of the inaugural New Year’s Eve Idaho® Potato Drop in downtown Boise, ID. The Great Big Idaho® Potato Truck, Spuddy Buddy and 40,000 revelers rang in 2014 as a 17-foot long glowing potato was lowered from a crane into the crowd as the countdown to midnight began.

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Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Kicked Off its Third Consecutive Year with a Match-up Between the San Diego State Aztecs and Buffalo Bulls

Dec 31, 2013
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Kicked Off its Third Consecutive Year with a Match-up Between the San Diego State Aztecs and Buffalo Bulls

The San Diego State Aztecs went up against the Buffalo Bulls to bring home the Famous Idaho® Potato Bowl ”bowl” on Saturday, December 21 in a cold-weather showdown on the blue turf in Boise, Idaho. With attendance topping 28,000, the game, now owned by ESPN, was telecast live during prime viewing time and enjoyed by more than two million fans.

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Idaho Potato Commission Partners with Popular Food Bloggers to Create Delicious Recipe Videos for the Holidays

Dec 19, 2013
Idaho Potato Commission Partners with Popular Food Bloggers to Create Delicious Recipe Videos for the Holidays

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is celebrating the holiday season in style with help from some of the country’s most beloved food bloggers – home chefs who are creating inspirational new menu ideas using Idaho® potatoes! Consumers will be able to view instructional step-by-step recipe demo videos from blogger/home chefs Nicole Presley of Presley’s Pantry, Sara O’Donnell of Average Betty, as well as La Fuji Mama, Geez Louise and more on idahopotato.com and the IPC’s YouTube channel.
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Fueled by Idaho® Potatoes, RODS Racing Triathlon Team Celebrates Triumphant Year

Dec 17, 2013
Fueled by Idaho® Potatoes, RODS Racing Triathlon Team Celebrates Triumphant Year

It was a milestone year for RODS Racing and their biggest sponsor, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC). With a generous $50,000 donation from the IPC, RODS Racing was able to double the size of its team to more than 100 athletes who have each pledged to raise $1,000 to help find homes in the United States for orphaned children with Down syndrome.

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Idaho Potato Commission to the Rescue! Give Your Favorite Potato Recipes a Healthy Makeover

Nov 5, 2013
Idaho Potato Commission to the Rescue! Give Your Favorite Potato Recipes a Healthy Makeover

Just in time for the holidays, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) launched Russet Recipe Rescue, an opportunity for consumers to lighten up of their favorite Idaho® potato recipes and win supermarket gift cards and fresh Idaho® potatoes.
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Idaho Potato Commission Signs National Broadcast Correspondent Heather Cox for the 2013-2014 College Football Season

Sep 27, 2013
Idaho Potato Commission Signs National Broadcast Correspondent Heather Cox for the 2013-2014 College Football Season

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) steps up its game this fall with the signing of broadcast journalist and Idaho resident Heather Cox, who is best known for her sideline reporting at college football games nationwide. Heather will add Idaho® potatoes to her line up of news coverage throughout the college football season, producing a total of ten :40 videos that announce breaking news and consumer promotions from the IPC.
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Idaho Potato Commission Recipe Photo Contest Last Call for Entries

Aug 13, 2013
Idaho Potato Commission Recipe Photo Contest Last Call for Entries

The Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) recipe photo contest has already received dozens of entries from cooking and photography enthusiasts vying to win $500 cash prizes. Participants are invited to visit http://recipes.idahopotato.com/enter-our-recipe-photo-contest/ to enter for at least one of ten opportunities to win. Submissions will be accepted until August 29 and winners announced the week of September 2.
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The Idaho Potato Commission’s August #iTuber Sweepstakes Offers Idaho® Potato Fans Four Chances to Win an iPad

Aug 9, 2013
The Idaho Potato Commission’s August #iTuber Sweepstakes Offers Idaho® Potato Fans Four Chances to Win an iPad

This month the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) will launch the Big Idaho® Potato Truck #iTuber sweepstakes, offering fans of Idaho® potatoes four chances to win an Apple iPad. Participating fans can enter to win on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook by tagging #iTuber and answering a deliciously simple question: What’s your favorite way to eat Idaho® potatoes?
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Idaho Potato Commission Introduces New Digital Recipe Database

Jul 22, 2013
Idaho Potato Commission Introduces New Digital Recipe Database

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) announced the launch of a new and improved recipe database on www.idahopotato.com, which features over 900 ways to prepare America’s favorite vegetable and introduces new categories, search and social media sharing functions. The improvements were designed to meet consumer demand and introduce creative new ways to prepare everything from summer salads and heart-healthy desserts, to gluten-free dishes and easy-to-make appetizers.
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Idaho Potato Commission Youth Initiative Awards $7500 in Prize Money to Children Nationwide

Jul 18, 2013
Idaho Potato Commission Youth Initiative Awards $7500 in Prize Money to Children Nationwide

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) “Smashed Spuddy Buddy” sweepstakes met with great success, receiving hundreds of submissions from children across the United States and awarding 75 lucky winners with an American Express gift card. Launched by the IPC in partnership with Idaho First Lady Lori Otter, the educational and interactive “Smashed Spuddy Buddy” program was designed to teach kids about the nutritional benefits of Idaho® potatoes and how they are grown.
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