News from the IPC "Special Events" category

AHOY MATEYS: IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION RETAIL DISPLAY CONTEST WINNERS ARE SETTING SAIL ON A CARRIBEAN CRUISE

May 15, 2017
AHOY MATEYS: IDAHO POTATO COMMISSION RETAIL DISPLAY CONTEST WINNERS ARE SETTING SAIL ON A CARRIBEAN CRUISE

EAGLE, ID (May 15, 2017) An all-expenses-paid vacation for two on Celebrity Cruises® was awarded to each of the top six winners in the Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) 2017 retail display contest, which also featured partner product HORMEL® Real Bacon Bits.

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READY, SET, HUT…. 2017 FAMOUS IDAHO® POTATO BOWL TO KICKOFF FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22

May 15, 2017
READY, SET, HUT…. 2017 FAMOUS IDAHO® POTATO BOWL TO KICKOFF FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22

EAGLE, Idaho, May 15, 2017 – The 21st Annual Famous Idaho® Potato Bowl will kickoff on Friday, Dec. 22 at 2:00 p.m. MST/4:00 p.m. EST at Boise State University’s Albertsons Stadium and will be aired live on ESPN.

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BIG IDAHO® POTATO TRUCK SETS SAIL IN NYC HARBOR

Sep 2, 2016
BIG IDAHO® POTATO TRUCK SETS SAIL IN NYC HARBOR

12,000 Pounds of Potatoes Donated To Manhattan's Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen as Thank You to New Yorkers

EAGLE, IDAHO (September 2, 2016) -- The world’s largest potato on wheels traded its tires for buoys in celebration of the 2016 Idaho® Potato Harvest. On Wednesday, August 24, the giant spud embarked on her maiden voyage through the New York Harbor – beginning in Brooklyn and passing all the major landmarks in South Manhattan including the Brooklyn Bridge, Statue of Liberty and Freedom Tower.

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IT WAS NOISY IN BOISE WITH NEW YEAR'S EVE REVELERS CELEBRATING AS A GIANT IDAHO® POTATO DROPPED AT MIDNIGHT

Jan 6, 2016
IT WAS NOISY IN BOISE WITH NEW YEAR'S EVE REVELERS CELEBRATING AS A GIANT IDAHO® POTATO DROPPED AT MIDNIGHT

Idaho Potato Commission’s Mascot Spuddy Buddy and the Big Idaho® Potato Truck Were Part of the Festivities

Boise, Idaho (January 4, 2016) -- For the third consecutive year, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) was a major sponsor of the New Year’s Eve Idaho® Potato Drop in downtown Boise, Idaho. Seconds before midnight, against a backdrop of fireworks, a 17-foot long potato was lowered by crane into a crowd of more than 40,000 revelers.

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AKRON ZIPS CELEBRATE FIRST BOWL VICTORY AGAINST UTAH STATE AGGIES AT THE 19TH ANNUAL FAMOUS IDAHO® POTATO BOWL

Dec 30, 2015
AKRON ZIPS CELEBRATE FIRST BOWL VICTORY AGAINST UTAH STATE AGGIES AT THE 19TH ANNUAL FAMOUS IDAHO® POTATO BOWL

AKRON ZIPS CELEBRATE FIRST BOWL VICTORY AGAINST UTAH STATE AGGIES AT THE 19TH ANNUAL FAMOUS IDAHO® POTATO BOWL

Idaho Potato Commission is the Naming Sponsor of the Premier Cold-Weather College Football Game

Boise, Idaho (December 29, 2015) - The Utah State University Aggies (Mountain West Conference) were the predicted victors of the Famous Idaho® Potato Bowl, but the Akron Zips (Mid-American Conference) played strong and hard to win their first bowl game ever on the blue turf of Albertsons Stadium in Boise, Idaho. The cold-weather game aired live on ESPN and ESPN Radio on Tuesday, December 22nd with millions of fans tuning in from across the country. 

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Southern California Food Bloggers Celebrate Idaho® Potatoes at 2nd Annual Potato Palooza

Mar 26, 2015
Southern California Food Bloggers Celebrate Idaho® Potatoes at 2nd Annual Potato Palooza

When 22 of southern California’s top food bloggers got together to talk taters at the 2nd Annual Potato Palooza, it was no ordinary tasting event. Idaho® potatoes were the centerpiece of this exclusive event that showcased the versatility of the spud through a collection of recipes that went above and beyond the traditional baked, mashed, fried and roasted applications.
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Idaho Potato Commission Announces Winner of FOOD52's Best Potato Recipe 2.0 Contest

Feb 23, 2015
Idaho Potato Commission Announces Winner of FOOD52's Best Potato Recipe 2.0 Contest

Kate Suletzki, the blogger behind A Cup of Sugar, a Pinch of Spice, is the newly crowned winner of Food52’s Best Potato Recipe 2.0 Contest, run in partnership with the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC). This contest, one of the most successful in Food52’s history, generated more than 250 entries from the kitchen and home destination’s dedicated community of cooking enthusiasts.
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Idaho Potato Commission Rings in 2015 as Presenting Sponsor of 2nd Annual Idaho New Year's Eve Potato® Drop

Jan 5, 2015
Idaho Potato Commission Rings in 2015 as Presenting Sponsor of 2nd Annual Idaho New Year's Eve Potato® Drop

It was noisy in Boise for the Second Annual New Year’s Eve Idaho® Potato Drop. Seconds before the stroke of midnight, a 17-foot long spud was lowered by crane in the downtown area to ring in 2015. Tens of thousands attended this family-friendly event including the Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) Big Idaho® Potato Truck and lovable mascot, Spuddy Buddy.

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In a Wet-Weather Showdown, the Air Force Academy Took on Western Michigan University at the 18th Annual Famous Idaho® Potato Bowl

Dec 23, 2014
In a Wet-Weather Showdown, the Air Force Academy Took on Western Michigan University at the 18th Annual Famous Idaho® Potato Bowl

The Air Force Academy (Mountain West Conference) went head-to-head with Western Michigan University (Mid-American Conference) on Saturday, December 20th in the Famous Idaho® Potato Bowl on the blue turf in Albertson’s Stadium in Boise, Idaho. The game aired live on ESPN and ESPN Radio during prime viewing time and was seen by millions of fans.
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Famous Idaho® Potato Bowl Kicks Off On December 20 With Widespread Industry Support

Dec 17, 2014
Famous Idaho® Potato Bowl Kicks Off On December 20 With Widespread Industry Support

The Air Force Academy (Mountain West Conference) will go head-to-head with Western Michigan University (Mid-American Conference) on Saturday, December 20th in the Famous Idaho® Potato Bowl. The cold-weather showdown will take place on the blue turf in Albertsons' Stadium in Boise, Idaho.
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