News from the IPC "Consumer" category

Feb 2, 2024

Eat More Idaho® Potatoes To Make 2024 Your Healthiest Year Yet!

Eagle, ID, January 31, 2024 – It’s estimated that 74% of adult Americans set at least one New Year’s Resolution for 2024 but only 9% complete them. However, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) has a resolution that’s impossible to fail…eat more Idaho potatoes! Yes, the superfood veggie has nutritional benefits that fuel your body and can help crush your 2024 goals!

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Nov 8, 2023

Build a Diabetes-Friendly Thanksgiving Plate with Idaho® Potatoes

Eagle, ID, November 8, 2023 – Potatoes are one of Thanksgiving's most popular side dishes. While second and third helpings are customary, just navigating the Thanksgiving meal can be challenging for those living with diabetes. As a new partner with the American Diabetes Association® (ADA), the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is stepping in to provide guidelines on how to build a diabetes-friendly Thanksgiving plate using the ADA’s Diabetes Plate Method.

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Oct 5, 2023

Newest Idaho Potato Commission TV Commercial Reminds Consumers To Always Look For The Grown In Idaho® Seal

Eagle, ID, October 4, 2023 – Plates were dropped, food was thrown, and dentures removed after hearing the potatoes in the Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) newest national television commercial were not grown in Idaho. Keeping with tradition, the commercial made its debut during a televised Boise State University home football game on September 9th.

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Sep 1, 2023

Idaho® Potato Malted Milkshake and Fries Ice Cream Now Sold in Walmart NATIONWIDE

Eagle, ID, September 1, 2023 – The Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) popular Idaho® Potato Malted Milkshake and Fries ice cream, created in partnership with Van Leeuwen Ice Cream, is now one of eight fall flavors sold exclusively at 3,500 Walmart locations nationwide starting September 1.

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Aug 17, 2023

Big Idaho® Potato Truck Completes First International Trip to Canada; Skagway Alaska Declared July 22 Idaho® Potato Day

Eagle, ID, Aug 17, 2023 – This summer the Big Idaho Potato Truck crossed off two items on its bucket list: an international border crossing and a visit to Alaska. 

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Jul 10, 2023

July 13 is National French Fry Day: Get Ready To Win The Ultimate Idaho® Potato Fry-Lovers Giveaway

Eagle, Idaho, July 10, 2023 – We’re less than a week away from celebrating America’s favorite holiday: National French Fry Day! The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is the go-to resource for all things fries, so get ready for your crash course on best practices, tips and tricks, and the most irresistible recipes imaginable! To celebrate the much-anticipated date, IPC is sharing its secrets to the best homemade French fries and hosting a spud-tacular French fry giveaway.

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Jun 27, 2023

Master Potato Salad Season With These Tips From The Idaho Potato Commission

Eagle, Idaho, June 27, 2023 – The skies are blue, and the sun is shining … it’s potato salad season! As the official hub for all things potato salad, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) wants to help you earn bragging rights at your next summer shindig! 

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Jun 22, 2023

Flying High: 32nd Annual Idaho® Potato Lovers Display Contest Hits New Heights of Creativity

EAGLE, ID, June 22, 2023 – With a 20 percent jump in entries received for this year’s Idaho® Potato Lovers Display Contest, more retailers than ever lifted up spud sales as they competed for $150,000-plus in cash and prizes.

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May 16, 2023

The Idaho Potato Commission’s Frites Campaign Crowned Grand Champion, Sweeps Awards at Best of NAMA 2023

EAGLE, ID, May 16, 2023 – The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) was declared the Grand Champion at the National Agri-Marketing Association’s (NAMA) award show held on April 26 in St. Louis, MO for its public relations campaign Frites by Idaho. In February 2022 the French fry-scented perfume created a PR frenzy – selling out within hours and generating international publicity, including coverage on The Stephen Colbert Show, FOX News Sunday With Shannon Bream, Access Hollywood, The Kelly Clarkson Show and the BBC.

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Mar 30, 2023

Idaho® Potatoes Are First Vegetable to Participate in American Diabetes Association Better Choices for Life Program

Eagle, Idaho, March 29, 2023 – The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) and the American Diabetes Association® (ADA) have announced a multi-year partnership making fresh Idaho® potatoes the first vegetable to participate in the ADA’s esteemed, Better Choices for Life program. The purpose of the partnership is to help educate tens of millions of Americans on ways they can add Idaho potatoes to their meal plan.

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