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Over 500 Volunteers Spend Two Days Assembling Manna Pack™-Potato Meals to Help Starving Children Around the Globe

Aug 17, 2010
Over 500 Volunteers Spend Two Days Assembling Manna Pack™-Potato Meals to Help Starving Children Around the Globe

Eagle, ID, August 17, 2010 -- Over 500 volunteers gathered at American Falls High School in American Falls, Idaho for the first mobile Manna Pack packing event to help assemble 300,000 Manna Pack™-Potato meals that will be shipped to countries around the world to help malnourished children, including those in Haiti. Manna Pack™-Potato is a “first food” designed specifically for malnourished children with diarrhea, containing potato granules, soy flour, vitamins, minerals and sweet potato flavoring.
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Idaho Potato Commission Greets Travelers with New Ads in Boise and Idaho Falls Airports

Jun 23, 2010
Idaho Potato Commission Greets Travelers with New Ads in Boise and Idaho Falls Airports

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) has placed new print advertisements for Idaho® potatoes in the Boise and Idaho Falls airports to greet the thousands of travelers who visit these cities each day. The engaging ads are a creative way to reach consumers and remind them of Idaho® potatoes -- when they least expect it!
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The Idaho Potato Commission’s “Stunt Tater” Shares a Daring Twist on Potato Preparation with Innovative Video Series and New Website

May 4, 2010
The Idaho Potato Commission’s “Stunt Tater” Shares a Daring Twist on Potato Preparation with Innovative Video Series and New Website

EAGLE, ID, May 4, 2010 – At this year’s National Restaurant Association (NRA) show, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is launching an artistically-inspired series of six potato videos hosted by Stunt Tater - the “star spud” who hails from Idaho and turns his unpredictable adventures into a variety of easily prepped potato dishes.

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America's Most Celebrated Chefs Compete on the Beach in The Idaho® Potato Side Dish Challenge

Feb 26, 2010
America's Most Celebrated Chefs Compete on the Beach in The Idaho® Potato Side Dish Challenge

EAGLE, ID, February 25, 2010 -- Thirteen of the nation’s most acclaimed chefs battled it out for a “good cause” at the fourth annual South Beach Wine and Food Festival’s Burger Bash hosted by the Food Network’s Rachael Ray.
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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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Idaho Potato Commission Represents Industry at 7th World Potato Congress

Mar 30, 2009
Idaho Potato Commission Represents Industry at 7th World Potato Congress

EAGLE, Idaho, March 30, 2009 - Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) president and CEO Frank Muir represented the Idaho® potato industry on the international front as a speaker at the 7th World Potato Congress (WPC) in Christchurch, NZ, March 23. Muir was invited to speak to more than 400 potato industry delegates from around the world on the future of processed potato products, an important trend in our "on-the-go" world.
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Sep 15, 2008
2008 Idaho Potato Harvest Forecast: Plentiful, High-Quality Spuds

EAGLE, ID, September 15, 2008 - The 2008 growing season was spectacular for Idaho spuds. The combination of warm days, cool nights and just the right amount of rainfall created the perfect growing environment for America's most famous potato. The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC), representing Idaho Potato processors, shippers and growers, is confident that consumers will be more than pleased with the quality of potatoes that will soon be piled high in their grocers' produce bins.
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