Latest News from the IPC
Nov 5, 2014
College Football Reporter Heather Cox Signs on with the Idaho Potato Commission for a Second Year
For the past two years, the Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) national television commercial has featured the Great Big Idaho® Potato Truck and a perplexed potato farmer who can’t seem to keep tabs on it and its fun-loving Tater Team. The IPC recently launched its new national television commercial, which again features the now famous farmer searching for his Truck. But this year his search soars to news heights with the help of a fellow farmer.
Oct 15, 2014
Know Your Idaho® Potatoes: New Brochure Delivers The Facts on Russet and Other Varieties
Idaho® potatoes – the term refers to their source of origin – are renown for quality and reliability in all 50 states. While most consumers and foodservice operators associate the Idaho trademark with russet potatoes, Idaho growers are seeding fields with new varieties to meet a burgeoning demand for reds, yellows, and other niche varietal potatoes.
Sep 15, 2014
Idaho Potato Commission Appoints New Commissioners
The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) announced the recent appointment of two new Commissioners who will each serve three-year terms. Randy Hardy, from Hardy Farms in Oakley, and Nick Blanksma, a grower residing in Hammett, will be formally sworn in at the IPC’s October meeting. Mike Christensen of Melba, who has already served one term on the IPC, will also be sworn in for another term. The Commissioners were nominated by industry peers and selected by Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter.
Sep 11, 2014
Twenty-Five Idaho® Potato Perfect Pairings Offer a Harvest of Menu Ideas for the 2014 Crop
Sep 3, 2014
Great Big Idaho® Potato Truck Nominates Florida Department of Citrus, Washington Apples, & Georgia Peaches to Accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Aug 13, 2014
As Tater Tots® Hit the Big 60, The Idaho Potato Commission Celebrates Six Decades of Tot-Inspired Menu Creativity
For operators who research products and order online, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) has added another essential foodservice tool to its online resources. The IPC cost and size calculators help operators take the guesswork out of purchasing Idaho® Potatoes. From carton to plate, operators can rely on these tools to give them real time numbers for keeping food costs in line and customers happy.