Latest News from the IPC

Dec 21, 2010

Idaho Potato Commission Helps Spread Christmas Cheer to Underprivileged Boise Children

This holiday season, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) spread Christmas cheer to underprivileged children in the Boise area as a partner with United Airlines’ Fantasy Flight. In its fifth year, this magical event flew 80 deserving children from Boise International Airport (BOI) to Santa’s workshop where their holiday wishes came true.
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Dec 21, 2010

It Pays to be an Idaho® Potato Fan! Idaho Potato Commission Awards $500 to Boise Woman Wearing "Spud Hat" at Boise State University Game

Fans who attend the MAACO Bowl and share a picture of themselves wearing a Spud Hat have a chance to win $500!
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Dec 13, 2010

Idaho Potato Commission Earns Recognition for Best Agricultural Cooperative Website

America’s number one potato, the Idaho® potato, has earned another number one title: Best Agricultural Cooperative Website. The award was presented by food enterprise expert Tim Forrest, publisher of Good Food Sales blog, who reviewed more than 540 agricultural websites nationwide.
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Dec 10, 2010

Idaho Potato Commission Awards Big Bowl Party to Sweepstakes Grand Prize Winner

Thanks to the Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) 2010 Ultimate Idaho® Potato Bowl Party Sweepstakes, Idaho® potato and football fan Barbara Fransen of Tinley Park, IL, will cheer on her favorite team this season with a brand new 50” plasma HDTV and a catered party for 25 of her closest friends and family.
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Dec 1, 2010

Idaho Potato Commission's Potato Lover's Month Retail Display Contest Celebrates 20 Years Running

Every February for 20 consecutive years, thousands of produce aisles around the country become the mecca for Idaho® potato lovers. Produce managers put their merchandising skills to the test in an attempt to create the top tater display during the Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) Potato Lover’s Month (PLM) Retail Display Contest.
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Nov 30, 2010

Idaho Potato Commission Increases Staffing to Support Growing Demand for Idaho® Potatoes Around the Globe

Following six years of unprecedented growth of Idaho® potatoes into international markets, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) has hired Amanda Albers as its first International Marketing Manager and in addition, has established new offices in Mexico, Hong Kong and Malaysia.

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Oct 11, 2010

CRASH!!! BOOM!!! POW!!! Idaho Potato Commission’s “Comic Book” Retail Ad Campaign Is Back In Full Force

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) launched the newest installment of its award-winning, “Comic Book” advertising campaign featuring a brand new cast of characters, The Idaho® Potato Field Force.

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Sep 29, 2010

Are You Ready for Some Football?! The IPC is Celebrating the 2010 Idaho® Potato Crop with an All Star Line-Up of Recipes, Tips and a Sweepstakes That Promise to Fuel Potato Lovers and Football Fans All Season Long

Are You Ready for Some Football? The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is Celebrating the 2010 Idaho® Potato Crop with an All Star Line-Up of Recipes, Tips and a Sweepstakes That Promise to Fuel Potato Lovers and Football Fans All Season Long
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Sep 24, 2010

R.J. Andrus of Idahoan Foods Appointed Chairman of The Idaho Potato Commission

At the annual Idaho Grower Shippers Association’s Industry Breakfast held in Sun Valley, ID, Commissioner R.J. Andrus was appointed Chairman of the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) and Commissioner Jim Tiede was appointed Vice Chairman. Both Andrus and Tiede will serve one-year terms.
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Sep 8, 2010

Idaho Potato Commission Announces Six-Year Sponsorship Of Boise State University And University Of Idaho Football Teams

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) announces that it is an official sponsor of the Boise State University (BSU) and University of Idaho (UI) football teams. Beginning this season and for the next five seasons, Idaho's famous potatoes will be the "official team tater" and have a significant presence in both Bronco Stadium and Kibbie Dome. In addition, the IPC will also be the major sponsor of the much anticipated BSU vs. UI football game that is being played this year on November 12 at the Kibbie Dome.
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