Latest News from the IPC

Jun 21, 2022

The Big Idaho® Potato Truck Celebrates 10 Years Traveling America's Highways and Byways

Eagle, ID, February 25, 2022 -- Ten years ago the Big Idaho Potato Truck hit the road for a year-long tour to celebrate the Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) 75th anniversary. Fast forward a decade and three giant taters later to a national phenomenon that folks still clamor to photograph and share on social media. The Big Idaho Potato Truck was the inspiration for the New Year’s Eve Potato Drop and Big Idaho Potato Hotel, which have both been recognized by media around the globe.  

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May 13, 2022

In Recognition of National Pet Month… New Idaho® Potato Recipes for Your Pup

EAGLE, ID, May 12, 2022 – Wholesome Idaho potatoes are healthy for the entire family…including the pups. With more and more folks opting to prepare their pooch’s meals at home, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) has created a collection of recipes just for our furry friends.

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May 6, 2022

Add a Little Spring to Family Mealtime with Idaho® Potatoes

Eagle, Idaho, May 6, 2022--Spring has sprung, and it’s time to add fresh seasonal veggies to your menu. With year-round availability, versatile Idaho potatoes pair perfectly with even the most delicate produce like baby peas and pencil-thin asparagus. For healthy and delicious recipe inspiration visit the Idaho Potato Commission’s Spring to It recipe collection. It boasts a variety of colorful plates that can be served with any protein…from cheeseburgers to grilled shrimp!

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Apr 21, 2022

Idaho Potato Commission Celebrates Grand Opening of Seed Potato Germplasm Laboratory at the University of Idaho

April 1, 2022 Eagle, Idaho – Earlier this week the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the University of Idaho’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to officially recognize the opening of the new Seed Potato Germplasm Laboratory. The state-of-the-art facility is critical to maintaining the quality of one of Idaho’s most important agricultural commodities, the potato.

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Feb 8, 2022

Love is in the Air... And it Smells like French Fries

Eagle, ID, February 7, 2022 -- The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) has bottled one of the world’s most irresistible scents, fresh Idaho® Potato French fries just in time for Valentine’s Day. Frites by Idaho is a limited-edition fragrance available only on the IPC’s website.

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Jan 7, 2022

Famous Idaho® Potato Bowl Hosts Nationally Televised Mash Up Between the University of Wyoming and Kent State University

Eagle, ID, January 5, 2022 -- Idaho potatoes have been the naming sponsor of America’s most exciting cold weather bowl game, the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl (FIPB), for 10 years, and 2021 didn’t disappoint the fans in the stands and the two million folks who watched the high-scoring game live on ESPN. 

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Dec 13, 2021

Idaho® Potato Growers Share Awe-Inspiring Harvest Photos

Eagle, Idaho, December 10, 2021 -- The Idaho landscape is breathtaking, especially during potato harvest. This year the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) asked growers, those closest to the land, to submit their favorite photos for a chance to win an Idaho potato branded, KLIM jacket.

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Dec 8, 2021

A Place in the Sun: Key West Resort Will Welcome Lucky Sweepstakes Winner for 2022 Idaho® Potato Lovers Display Contest

All Retailers Who Enter Receive a Free Six-Piece Steak Knife Set 

EAGLE, ID, December 8, 2021 – It’s always summer in sun-drenched Key West, Florida, where a seven-day resort getaway for two awaits the winner of the Idaho Potato Commission’s 2022 Idaho® Potato Lovers Display Contest sweepstakes.

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Dec 6, 2021

Feeling Lucky this Holiday Season? Enter in the Ida-Ho-Ho-Ho Potato Scratch-Stakes

Eagle, Idaho, December 6, 2021 -- ‘Tis the season to win...especially Idaho® potato swag! The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is giving away over $30,000 in cash and prizes in its first ever Ida-Ho-Ho-Ho Scratch-Stakes. Simply scratch your electronic game piece to find out if you’re an instant winner. If you’re not, you’ll be entered to win the grand prize, $1,000.

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Nov 23, 2021

Holiday Shopping Just Got a Lot Easier... Don't Miss The Idaho® Potato Online Store One Day Sale!

All Idaho Potato swag is 25% off for one day only on Sunday, November 28th!

Eagle, Idaho, November 23, 2021 -- From kids to cooks, the Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) online store has unique and fun potato swag for all your friends and family. For 24 hours beginning 12:01 am MT Sunday, November 28th every item in the store is 25% off, while supplies last.

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