News from the IPC "Potato Lover's Month" category

GOLDEN YEAR: IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION AWARDS RECORD AMOUNT OF CASH, PRIZES, FOR 25TH ANNUAL RETAIL DISPLAY CONTEST

May 20, 2016
GOLDEN YEAR: IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION AWARDS RECORD AMOUNT OF CASH, PRIZES, FOR 25TH ANNUAL RETAIL DISPLAY CONTEST

GOLDEN YEAR: IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION AWARDS RECORD AMOUNT OF CASH, PRIZES, FOR 25TH ANNUAL RETAIL DISPLAY CONTEST

$200,000+ Goes to Winning Entries from More
than 5,000 Stores

EAGLE, IDAHO (May 17, 2016) - With top dollars at stake - more than $200,000 in cash and prizes - 5,000-plus retailers mined their creativity this year for the Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) 2016 retail display competition. Now in its 25th year, the contest upped its game with double the number of award levels and partner products as Country Crock® Original Buttery Spread joined HORMEL® Real Bacon Bits to help spur even more spud sales during the nine-week competition period.

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DOUBLE PLAY: IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION BOOSTS CASH, PRIZES TO $200,000+ FOR 25TH ANNUAL RETAIL DISPLAY CONTEST

Nov 18, 2015
DOUBLE PLAY: IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION BOOSTS CASH, PRIZES TO $200,000+ FOR 25TH ANNUAL RETAIL DISPLAY CONTEST

All Entrants Qualify for Free Hamilton Beach Personal Cup Brewer

EAGLE, ID (November 17, 2015)  — The Potato Lover’s Month Retail Display Contest will be twice as nice for 2016 with double the number of award levels, double the number of spud-friendly partner products and the largest amount of prize money ever for the annual Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) competition.

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A Cut Above: Idaho® Potato Commission’s 2015 Potato Lover’s Month Contest Entries Top All Other Commodity Display Competitions

Jun 1, 2015
A Cut Above: Idaho® Potato Commission’s 2015 Potato Lover’s Month Contest Entries Top All Other Commodity Display Competitions

Grocery retailers nationwide set out their sharpest spud displays for the Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) 2015 retail competition, which was extended from four weeks to eight weeks for the first time so that ample shipments of Idaho® potatoes would be available.

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28 Reasons to Celebrate Potato Lover's Month

Dec 15, 2014
28 Reasons to Celebrate Potato Lover's Month

February is Potato Lover’s Month. That means there are 28 days to feature infinitely versatile Idaho® Potatoes on your menu. The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) suggests delighting customers with a daily Idaho® Potato special. For operators who don’t have 28 potato recipes, the Idaho Potato Commission offers this handy solution: at foodservice.idahopotato.com/recipes, they will find over 400 chef-driven recipes featuring America’s favorite tuber.
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Look Sharp: Enter for a Chance to Win Your Cut of $150,000 in Cash & Prizes from the Idaho Potato Commission Retail Display Contest

Nov 21, 2014
Look Sharp: Enter for a Chance to Win Your Cut of $150,000 in Cash & Prizes from the Idaho Potato Commission Retail Display Contest

The Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) annual Potato Lover’s Month Retail Display Contest just got even bigger and better: For the first time ever, the competition period has been extended from four weeks to eight weeks so that retailers have more opportunities to tap into the sales-boosting spud merchandising event.
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Striking Gold: 5,000+ Retailers Vie for Prizes in Idaho Potato Commission’s 2014 Potato Lover’s Month Contest

May 1, 2014
Striking Gold: 5,000+ Retailers Vie for Prizes in Idaho Potato Commission’s 2014 Potato Lover’s Month Contest

More than 5,000 supermarket chains and independent retailers showcased spuds for the annual Potato Lover’s Month retail display promotion in February, the most ever in the contest’s 23 years.
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Idaho® Potato Virtual Side Dish Challenge Features Six New Delicious Recipes from Spud-Loving Food Bloggers

Feb 19, 2014
Idaho® Potato Virtual Side Dish Challenge Features Six New Delicious Recipes from Spud-Loving Food Bloggers

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) teamed up with six popular bloggers from across the country to each create a tantalizing new Idaho® potato recipe to vie for votes in the Virtual Side Dish Challenge. The blogger whose recipe receives the most votes will earn her local Meals On Wheels chapter a $5,000 donation from the IPC made in the blogger’s name.
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Hot Potatoes: 23rd Annual Idaho Potato Commission Retail Display Contest Set to Sizzle with $150,000 in Cash, Prizes

Dec 23, 2013
Hot Potatoes: 23rd Annual Idaho Potato Commission Retail Display Contest Set to Sizzle with $150,000 in Cash, Prizes

Shoppers will be hoofing it over to produce aisles nationwide this February as retailers unveil their latest spud-themed creations for the Idaho Potato Commission’s 23rd annual Potato Lover’s Month Retail Display Contest. But boosting potato sales isn’t the only bonus for retailers who enter the nation’s largest vegetable display contest. The Idaho Potato Commission will give out $150,000 in cash and prizes ($34,000 in cash prizes alone) for the winning displays, and all who participate will receive a free BlueROCK wireless Bluetooth speaker with auxiliary and charging cables included.
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That's Amore: Top Retail Displays Speak the Language of Love in Idaho Potato Commission's 2013 Potato Lover's Month Contest

May 1, 2013
That's Amore: Top Retail Displays Speak the Language of Love in Idaho Potato Commission's 2013 Potato Lover's Month Contest

Consumers weren’t the only ones professing their love for Idaho® spuds during the annual Potato Lover’s Month retail celebration in February. Supermarket chains and independent retailers alike submitted 4,049 entries in the Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) 2013 retail display contest – the highest total ever in the competition’s 22 years and more than double the average number of entries over the past eight years.
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Idaho Potato Commission Gears Up for Potato Lover's Month

Jan 7, 2013
Idaho Potato Commission Gears Up for Potato Lover's Month

Potato Lover’s Month 2013 arrives with good news for restaurant operators and their potato-loving customers. The popular 10-ounce and above, “steakhouse” sized Idaho® Russets are in good supply. For operators, that means plenty of seasonal opportunities to profit from tasty, economical Idaho® potatoes.
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