News from the IPC "Potato Lover’s Display Contest" category

Dec 23, 2013

Hot Potatoes: 23rd Annual Idaho Potato Commission Retail Display Contest Set to Sizzle with $150,000 in Cash, Prizes

Shoppers will be hoofing it over to produce aisles nationwide this February as retailers unveil their latest spud-themed creations for the Idaho Potato Commission’s 23rd annual Potato Lover’s Month Retail Display Contest. But boosting potato sales isn’t the only bonus for retailers who enter the nation’s largest vegetable display contest. The Idaho Potato Commission will give out $150,000 in cash and prizes ($34,000 in cash prizes alone) for the winning displays, and all who participate will receive a free BlueROCK wireless Bluetooth speaker with auxiliary and charging cables included.

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May 1, 2013

That's Amore: Top Retail Displays Speak the Language of Love in Idaho Potato Commission's 2013 Potato Lover's Month Contest

Consumers weren’t the only ones professing their love for Idaho® spuds during the annual Potato Lover’s Month retail celebration in February. Supermarket chains and independent retailers alike submitted 4,049 entries in the Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) 2013 retail display contest – the highest total ever in the competition’s 22 years and more than double the average number of entries over the past eight years.

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Jan 7, 2013

Idaho Potato Commission Gears Up for Potato Lover's Month

Potato Lover’s Month 2013 arrives with good news for restaurant operators and their potato-loving customers. The popular 10-ounce and above, “steakhouse” sized Idaho® Russets are in good supply. For operators, that means plenty of seasonal opportunities to profit from tasty, economical Idaho® potatoes.

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Nov 15, 2012

Bring Home the Bacon: $150,000 in Cash and Prizes to Be Awarded in 22nd Annual Idaho Potato Commission Retail Display Contest

Go hog wild in the produce section this February for a chance to win cash and prizes in the Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) 22nd annual Potato Lover’s Month Retail Display Contest. Retailers can cater to sizzling hot consumer demand for all things bacon by designing an attention-grabbing produce department display. Entrants will compete for more than $150,000 in cash and prizes, and everyone who enters will automatically receive a free Swiss Army backpack.

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May 1, 2012

Potato Power Propels Winning Entries in Idaho Potato Commission's 2012 Potato Lover's Month Retail Display Contest

With fuel costs top of mind among most consumers, an Ohio supermarket showcased Idaho’s famous spuds as a personal power source in its top-winning entry for the Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) 2012 retail display contest. This year’s contest awarded more than $150,000 in cash and prizes, including $1,500 to Marysville, Ohio-based Community Market for its “Fuel Up with the World Famous Idaho® Potatoes” display.

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Dec 12, 2011

Idaho Potato Commission's Retail Display Contest to Award $150,000 in Cash, Prizes that are Music to Your Ears!

It's time for the Idaho Potato Commission's (IPC) 21st annual Potato Lover's Month Retail Display Contest. Erupting volcanoes, helmet-topped spud football teams and giant Idaho maps made of potatoes are just a few of the winning ideas that retailers have employed to drive February spud sales and earn cash prizes. This February, the IPC's longest-running and most popular promotion will offer $150,000 in cash and prizes for the nation's best retail displays featuring Idaho® potatoes. Plus, everyone who enters will automatically receive a free portable iPod docking station.

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May 2, 2011

Idaho Potato Commission's Potato Lover's Month Retail Display Contest Shatters Record Number of Entries in 20th Anniversary Year

More retailers than ever before decked their aisles in February with spectacular spud displays. Their motivation: The hope of winning their share of the $150,000 in cash and prizes awarded in the Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) Potato Lover’s Month (PLM) Retail Display Contest. Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, the Contest is the IPC’s longest-running promotion and has proven to be more popular than ever before, garnering a record of 2,515 entries.

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Mar 11, 2011

Hen House Extends Celebration of Potato Lover's Month Beyond the Produce Aisle

Upscale grocery store chain, Hen House, celebrated Potato Lover’s Month (PLM) with a storewide “spudtacular” promotion that included culinary demos, giveaways and, of course, an abundant supply of Idaho® spuds.

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Feb 16, 2011

Utah Grocer Fresh Market Builds World's Largest Idaho® Potato Display

February is Potato Lover’s Month and spud lovers in Spanish Fork, Utah are in for a special treat. Fresh Market grocery store has built the world’s largest Idaho® potato display in the produce department using 240,000 russet potatoes. The display made its debut today and will be up until every last potato is sold!

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Feb 4, 2011

Denison, TX Resident Wins Idaho Potato Commission's Inaugural Recipe of the Month Photo Contest

Jessica Reddick is announced as the first winner of the Idaho Potato Commission's Recipe of the Month Photo Contest! February's recipe is Idaho Potato Mocha Fudge Cake.
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