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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Established in 1937, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is a state agency that is responsible for promoting and protecting the famous "Grown in Idaho®" seal, a federally registered trademark that assures consumers they are purchasing genuine, top-quality Idaho® potatoes. Idaho's ideal growing conditions, including rich, volcanic soil, climate and irrigation differentiate Idaho® potatoes from potatoes grown in other states.
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