BOISE, ID, January 10, 2005 – Authorized U.S. Foodservice Distributor Sales Representatives and Produce Specialists are invited to visit www.spudrock.com and enter the online contest for a chance to win great prizes from the Idaho Potato Commission.
Designed as a fun and interactive educational tool, Spud Rock contestants are posed with 11 multiple-choice questions on the characteristics and benefits of Idaho potatoes – lifted directly from a brief tutorial located on the site. Qualified winners are eligible to win the grand prize three-day, two-night trip for two the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, an Apple iPod, or a $100 gift certificate from a major music retailer.
The Spud Rock contest runs January 1, 2005 through March 31, 2005. Winners will be chosen on a random drawing basis, with one entry per contestant. Must be 18 years of age or older. Travel prizes are provided by Spud Rock’s official travel sponsor, Travelocity (www.travelocity.com).
Although Idaho is famous worldwide for its premium potatoes, some operators don’t realize that only potatoes grown in the Gem State can wear the “Grown in Idaho” Seal. Both words Idaho“ Potatoes and the “Grown in Idaho“” seal are federally registered Certification Marks that certify to consumers that they are purchasing genuine Idaho Potatoes that have been grown in the state of Idaho.
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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