Latest News from the IPC
Nov 6, 2014
"Pass the Potatoes, Please"
Nov 5, 2014
Idaho Potato Commission’s Jamie Bowen Named ‘40 Under Forty’ Produce Industry Leader by Produce Business
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.