News from the IPC "Special Events" category

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

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

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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Idaho Potato Commission Rewards Distributors Who Increase Their Fresh Potato Orders

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

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

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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Sep 15, 2009
Celebrate the 2009 Idaho® Potato Harvest Online!

EAGLE, ID, September 15, 2009 – This harvest season, America’s favorite potato continues to please both consumers’ waistlines and wallets with a new, interactive educational video game that offers a chance to win $10,000!
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Idaho Potato Commission and H-E-B Grocery Stores Spice Up Produce Sales with a "New Orleans Cooking Adventure" Sweepstakes

Jun 24, 2009
Idaho Potato Commission and H-E-B Grocery Stores Spice Up Produce Sales with a "New Orleans Cooking Adventure" Sweepstakes

EAGLE, ID, June 24, 2009 - H-E-B Grocery stores teamed up with Idaho® potatoes and Paul Prudhomme's Magic Seasoning Blends® to spice up its produce sales in March.
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Fort Lauderdale Woman Wins "Free Groceries for a Year" at Publix Idaho Potato Commission and Sargento Partner with Supermarket Chain to Award $20,000+ in Groceries

Jun 4, 2009
Fort Lauderdale Woman Wins "Free Groceries for a Year" at Publix Idaho Potato Commission and Sargento Partner with Supermarket Chain to Award $20,000+ in Groceries

EAGLE, ID, June 4, 2009 - Publix customers are looking up in this down economy. The grocery giant awarded more than $20,000 in free groceries in its "Win Free Groceries for a Year Sweepstakes" presented by the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) and Sargento. Sandra Browne of Fort Lauderdale, FL, was the lucky grand-prize winner of
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South Beach Sizzles as America's Culinary Elite Compete in Idaho® Potato Side Dish Challenge

Feb 19, 2009
South Beach Sizzles as America's Culinary Elite Compete in Idaho® Potato Side Dish Challenge

EAGLE, ID, February 19, 2009 -- The country's top chefs battled it out at the third annual South Beach Wine and Food Festival's Burger Bash hosted by Rachael Ray. Not only were their skills at the grill tested as they bumped the beloved burger to new culinary heights, but Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) -- a
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Idaho® Potatoes Energize Athletes at Special Olympics World Winter Games

Feb 13, 2009
Idaho® Potatoes Energize Athletes at Special Olympics World Winter Games

EAGLE, Idaho, February 13, 2009 - The worldwide recognition of Idaho® potatoes was apparent as participants of the Special Olympics World Winter Games descended upon Idaho this past week. As the IPC's mascot Spuddy Buddy greeted athletes from nearly 100 countries in his official cobalt blue World Games jersey, the universal response was clear, "Idaho® potatoes are the best in the World!"
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