News from the IPC "Retail" category

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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Sep 26, 2013

Produce Business Honors Idaho Potato Commission with 6th Consecutive Marketing Excellence Award

Zooming in on the well-known “Grown in Idaho” logo for an eye-catching retail trade campaign, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) took home top honors for the sixth straight year in the 2013 Produce Business Marketing Excellence Awards. “What’s Wrong With This Picture?” applied the iconic “Grown in Idaho” logo to a variety of exotic fruits and vegetables, visually reinforcing the powerful link between the name Idaho and the state’s flagship product.

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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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Nov 15, 2012

Bring Home the Bacon: $150,000 in Cash and Prizes to Be Awarded in 22nd Annual Idaho Potato Commission Retail Display Contest

Go hog wild in the produce section this February for a chance to win cash and prizes in the Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) 22nd annual Potato Lover’s Month Retail Display Contest. Retailers can cater to sizzling hot consumer demand for all things bacon by designing an attention-grabbing produce department display. Entrants will compete for more than $150,000 in cash and prizes, and everyone who enters will automatically receive a free Swiss Army backpack.

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Sep 28, 2012

Idaho Potato Commission Wins 5th Consecutive Retail Marketing Honors from Produce Business

Batman and the Avengers may rule the summer popcorn movie scene, but the Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) Fearless Field Force superheros reigned once again in the annual Produce Business Marketing Excellence Awards.

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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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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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Nov 1, 2011

Idaho Potato Commission "Superheroes" Attract Thousands at PMA Fresh Summit

The Idaho Potato Commission's (IPC) retail superhero campaign came to life -- literally -- as industry professionals hobnobbed with a bobblehead-like Fearless Field Force at PMA Fresh Summit in Atlanta.

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Oct 20, 2011

Idaho Potato Commission Earns Progressive Grocer's Top Commodity Board Award

Bobblehead sales managers and comic book tales of spudly superheroes helped the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) clinch a Progressive Grocer Commodity Board Retail Leadership Award 2011.

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Sep 23, 2011

Idaho Potato Commission Recognized by Produce Business Magazine for its Outstanding Retail Ad Campaign

The Idaho Potato Commission's (IPC) popular comic book themed Retail advertising campaign was the recipient of Produce Business' 23rd Annual Marketing Excellence Award for the fourth consecutive year.

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