News from the IPC "Special Events" category

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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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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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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Jan 25, 2010

Idaho Potato Commission Launches “Watching Waistlines & Wallets” Recipe Contest

EAGLE, ID, January 25, 2010 – Calling all cooks: If you have a flair for preparing healthful fare, now is your time to shine.
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Dec 22, 2009

Idaho® Potato Commission Awards $10,000 to High School Student Who Wins Harvest Game Sweepstakes

EAGLE, ID, December 22, 2009 – When Reid Wiebler (age 14) of Davenport, IA played the Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) harvest game in late September he never dreamed that he would be the Grand Prize Winner and take home $10,000 -- $5,000 for himself and $5,000 for his own school, Assumption Catholic High School also in Davenport.

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Dec 21, 2009

Idaho Potato Commission Rewards Distributors Who Increase Their Fresh Potato Orders

EAGLE, ID, December 21, 2009 -- The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) announces “The Fresh Idaho® Potato Truckload Event,” a special foodservice distributor promotion beginning January 1 and continuing through January 31, 2010.
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Dec 7, 2009

Potato Lover's Month Retail Display Contest Helps Grow Potato Sales

EAGLE, ID, December 7, 2009 - For its 19th year, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is calling all retailers to put their best display forward in the IPC's Potato Lover's Month (PLM) retail display contest.
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Oct 13, 2009

Idaho Potato Commission Brings Comic Relief To 2009 PMA Fresh Summit Casting Attendees in its Popular Comic Book Ads

EAGLE, IDAHO, October 13, 2009 - The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC), once again, pulled out all of the stops at the 2009Produce Marketing Association's (PMA) Fresh Summit Exposition in Anaheim, California.

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