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The Heat Was on in South Beach as Top Chefs Competed Against Each Other in the Third Annual Idaho® Potato Side Dish Challenge

Feb 25, 2011
The Heat Was on in South Beach as Top Chefs Competed Against Each Other in the Third Annual Idaho® Potato Side Dish Challenge

The nation’s most talented chefs competed for a ‘good cause’ at the fifth annual Food Network South Beach Wine &Food Festival’s Burger Bash. In addition to the battle to create the best burger, their love for spuds was tested during the Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) Side Dish Challenge. The Grand Prize was a $5,000 donation to Florida International University made by the IPC on behalf of Chef Carlos Barillas, Corporate Chef of Burger &Beer Joint, Miami Beach.
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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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Idaho Potato Commission and Feed My Starving Children Host Second Mobile MannaPack Potato Packing Event to Help Children Around the Globe

Jan 11, 2011
Idaho Potato Commission and Feed My Starving Children Host Second Mobile MannaPack Potato Packing Event to Help Children Around the Globe

Idaho Potato Commission's (IPC) Continued Relief Efforts Help Haitian Children One Year After Devastating Earthquake Volunteers and Financial Donations Needed! WHAT: One year after the earthquake in Haiti devastated millions of lives, 200 Boise volunteers will spend the afternoon assembling 100,000 MannaPack™ Potato meals to send to malnourished children in Haiti and other impoverished areas around the globe.
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Idaho Potato Commission Helps Spread Christmas Cheer to Underprivileged Boise Children

Dec 21, 2010
Idaho Potato Commission Helps Spread Christmas Cheer to Underprivileged Boise Children

This holiday season, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) spread Christmas cheer to underprivileged children in the Boise area as a partner with United Airlines’ Fantasy Flight. In its fifth year, this magical event flew 80 deserving children from Boise International Airport (BOI) to Santa’s workshop where their holiday wishes came true.
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Over 500 Volunteers Spend Two Days Assembling Manna Pack™-Potato Meals to Help Starving Children Around the Globe

Aug 17, 2010
Over 500 Volunteers Spend Two Days Assembling Manna Pack™-Potato Meals to Help Starving Children Around the Globe

Eagle, ID, August 17, 2010 -- Over 500 volunteers gathered at American Falls High School in American Falls, Idaho for the first mobile Manna Pack packing event to help assemble 300,000 Manna Pack™-Potato meals that will be shipped to countries around the world to help malnourished children, including those in Haiti. Manna Pack™-Potato is a “first food” designed specifically for malnourished children with diarrhea, containing potato granules, soy flour, vitamins, minerals and sweet potato flavoring.
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The Idaho Potato Commission’s “Stunt Tater” Shares a Daring Twist on Potato Preparation with Innovative Video Series and New Website

May 4, 2010
The Idaho Potato Commission’s “Stunt Tater” Shares a Daring Twist on Potato Preparation with Innovative Video Series and New Website

EAGLE, ID, May 4, 2010 – At this year’s National Restaurant Association (NRA) show, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is launching an artistically-inspired series of six potato videos hosted by Stunt Tater - the “star spud” who hails from Idaho and turns his unpredictable adventures into a variety of easily prepped potato dishes.

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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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Feb 23, 2010
Idaho Potato Commission Donates $20,000 to Feed My Starving Children To Help Send 230,000 Meals to Haiti

EAGLE, ID, February 23, 2010 - The Idaho Potato Commission announced today that it will donate $20,000 to the Feed My Starving Children organization to help assemble and distribute 230,000 Manna Pack™-Potato meals to Haitian citizens.
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Feb 22, 2010
Idaho® Potatoes Support Haiti

Kick-off event to help rally support and raise funds to send 230,000 Manna Pack™-Potato meals to Haiti. The Manna Pack™-Potato MobilePack™-Potato event will take place in Boise in August.
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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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