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

Potato Power Propels Winning Entries in Idaho Potato Commission's 2012 Potato Lover's Month Retail Display Contest

May 1, 2012
Potato Power Propels Winning Entries in Idaho Potato Commission's 2012 Potato Lover's Month Retail Display Contest

With fuel costs top of mind among most consumers, an Ohio supermarket showcased Idaho’s famous spuds as a personal power source in its top-winning entry for the Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) 2012 retail display contest. This year’s contest awarded more than $150,000 in cash and prizes, including $1,500 to Marysville, Ohio-based Community Market for its “Fuel Up with the World Famous Idaho® Potatoes” display.
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Idaho Potato Commission's Retail Display Contest to Award $150,000 in Cash, Prizes that are Music to Your Ears!

Dec 12, 2011
Idaho Potato Commission's Retail Display Contest to Award $150,000 in Cash, Prizes that are Music to Your Ears!

It's time for the Idaho Potato Commission's (IPC) 21st annual Potato Lover's Month Retail Display Contest. Erupting volcanoes, helmet-topped spud football teams and giant Idaho maps made of potatoes are just a few of the winning ideas that retailers have employed to drive February spud sales and earn cash prizes. This February, the IPC's longest-running and most popular promotion will offer $150,000 in cash and prizes for the nation's best retail displays featuring Idaho® potatoes. Plus, everyone who enters will automatically receive a free portable iPod docking station.
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Idaho Potato Commission's Potato Lover's Month Retail Display Contest Shatters Record Number of Entries in 20th Anniversary Year

May 2, 2011
Idaho Potato Commission's Potato Lover's Month Retail Display Contest Shatters Record Number of Entries in 20th Anniversary Year

More retailers than ever before decked their aisles in February with spectacular spud displays. Their motivation: The hope of winning their share of the $150,000 in cash and prizes awarded in the Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) Potato Lover’s Month (PLM) Retail Display Contest. Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, the Contest is the IPC’s longest-running promotion and has proven to be more popular than ever before, garnering a record of 2,515 entries.
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Hen House Extends Celebration of Potato Lover's Month Beyond the Produce Aisle

Mar 11, 2011
Hen House Extends Celebration of Potato Lover's Month Beyond the Produce Aisle

Upscale grocery store chain, Hen House, celebrated Potato Lover’s Month (PLM) with a storewide “spudtacular” promotion that included culinary demos, giveaways and, of course, an abundant supply of Idaho® spuds.
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Utah Grocer Fresh Market Builds World's Largest Idaho® Potato Display

Feb 16, 2011
Utah Grocer Fresh Market Builds World's Largest Idaho® Potato Display

February is Potato Lover’s Month and spud lovers in Spanish Fork, Utah are in for a special treat. Fresh Market grocery store has built the world’s largest Idaho® potato display in the produce department using 240,000 russet potatoes. The display made its debut today and will be up until every last potato is sold!

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Denison, TX Resident Wins Idaho Potato Commission's Inaugural Recipe of the Month Photo Contest

Feb 4, 2011
Denison, TX Resident Wins Idaho Potato Commission's Inaugural Recipe of the Month Photo Contest

Jessica Reddick is announced as the first winner of the Idaho Potato Commission's Recipe of the Month Photo Contest! February's recipe is Idaho Potato Mocha Fudge Cake.
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Idaho Potato Commission's Potato Lover's Month Retail Display Contest Celebrates 20 Years Running

Dec 1, 2010
Idaho Potato Commission's Potato Lover's Month Retail Display Contest Celebrates 20 Years Running

Every February for 20 consecutive years, thousands of produce aisles around the country become the mecca for Idaho® potato lovers. Produce managers put their merchandising skills to the test in an attempt to create the top tater display during the Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) Potato Lover’s Month (PLM) Retail Display Contest.
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Idaho Potato Commission Announces 2010 Potato Lover's Month Retail Display Contest Winners

May 3, 2010
Idaho Potato Commission Announces 2010 Potato Lover's Month Retail Display Contest Winners

EAGLE, IDAHO, May 3, 2010 – Retailers pulled out all the stops this year to secure their share of the $150,000 in cash and prizes awarded in the Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) 19th Annual Potato Lover’s Month Retail Display Contest.
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Show Your Love for Spuds in February AKA Potato Lover’s Month

Feb 8, 2010
Show Your Love for Spuds in February AKA Potato Lover’s Month

EAGLE, ID, February 1, 2010 – What’s better than celebrating love in February? … celebrating your love for potatoes!
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Idaho Potato Commission Awards More Than $150,000 in Cash & Prizes to 2009 Potato Lover's Month Retail Display Contest Winners

May 1, 2009
Idaho Potato Commission Awards More Than $150,000 in Cash & Prizes to 2009 Potato Lover's Month Retail Display Contest Winners

EAGLE, IDAHO, May 1, 2009 - The most anticipated retail promotion of the year, the 2009 Potato Lover's Month Retail Display Contest, proved to be yet another blockbuster hit for the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) with over 2,150 entries, an 11% increase in participation over 2008.
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