News from the IPC "Consumer" category

Nov 30, 2012

’Tis the Season for Idaho® Potatoes: New Holiday How-To Videos and Recipes Featured on

It’s no secret that some of the most popular dishes this time of year are the ones made with famous Idaho® potatoes. To help ease meal preparation and alleviate stress, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) has called in a few of the pros and gathered its favorite holiday recipes to create a comprehensive resource center that every aspiring home chef must visit.

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Nov 20, 2012

Twin Falls, Idaho Resident Wins Idaho Potato Commission’s 
First Pinterest Recipe Photo Contest

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) awarded a $250 cash prize to Zoe Lowinfell Cauvel of Twin Falls, Idaho for her delectable photo of Idaho® Potato “Nachos” in the IPC’s Recipe Photo Contest. The contest, which had been housed on the IPC’s website was re-launched on the IPC’s Pinterest page in October.

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Oct 16, 2012

Idaho Potato Commission’s Popular 
Recipe Photo Contest Now on Pinterest

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is now hosting their “Recipe of the Month Photo Contest” on Pinterest, taking full advantage of the site’s ability to showcase pin-worthy food photography and recipe ideas.

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Oct 5, 2012

Trick or...Tater! Halloween Recipes from the Idaho Potato Commission Bring Spooks and Spuds Together

Halloween treats don’t always have to be about the candy. With the Idaho Potato Commission’s collection of ghoulish recipes, make this Halloween all about Idaho® potatoes! Easy and creative recipes like Creepy Crawly Idaho® Potatoes and Spooky Spuds add a bit of mystery and magic to mealtime.

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Sep 14, 2012

Idaho Potato Commission Gears Up for Football Season with Multiple Sponsorships, Tailgating Treats and Fun Facts

For the third consecutive year, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) will sponsor the Boise State University (BSU) and University of Idaho (U of I) football teams. Idaho® potatoes will be a major player on the field with significant signage in both Bronco Stadium and the Kibbie Dome as part of the six-year sponsorship.

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Sep 10, 2012

Idaho Potato Commission Debuts National TV Commercial Starring the Great Big Idaho® Potato Truck

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is kicking off the 2012 harvest with a new television commercial featuring the Great Big Idaho® Potato Truck and a real Idaho® potato farmer. The humorous spot made its debut on ESPN during Boise State University’s (BSU) first game of the year against Michigan State University on August 31.

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Aug 3, 2012

Idaho® Potatoes Star as Main Ingredient in Food Blogs Across the Country

Food bloggers are hungry for Idaho® potatoes! These passionate home cooks have been whipping up spud-centered creations in an assortment of videos and recipes spanning the web. The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is collecting these original Idaho® potato posts and serving them up in a new section on its website, The Potato Blog Squad.

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Jul 6, 2012

The Great Big Idaho® Potato Truck Rolls into Atlanta

As part of its cross-country tour, the Great Big Idaho® Potato Truck spent a few days enjoying the southern hospitality in Atlanta, Ga. One of its first stops was the Atlanta Food Truck Park on 1850 Howell Mill Road. Lunchtime visitors had an opportunity to view this “spudtacular” vehicle and four local Meals On Wheels agencies received a total of 350,000 servings of Idahoan Mashed Potatoes, ready-to-serve, dehydrated potato products.

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Jun 15, 2012

Idaho Potato Commission Sponsors Inaugural Exergy Tour in Idaho

Thousands gathered in the streets of Boise, Nampa, Kuna and Idaho City over Memorial Day weekend as the first-ever Exergy Tour welcomed the world’s top women cyclists to scenic Idaho to compete at the highest level. Throughout the five day event, the Olympic athletes fueled up for their rides in the Feed Zone with healthy, nutrient-dense Idaho® potatoes provided by the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC).

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Jun 12, 2012

U.S. Senators from Idaho Welcome Great Big Idaho® Potato Truck to the Nation's Capitol

The U.S. Senators from Idaho, James E. Risch and Mike Crapo, today joined the President and CEO of the IPC, Frank Muir, to welcome the Great Big Idaho® Potato Truck when it rolled into Washington, D.C. for a special appearance in front of the the U.S. Capitol Building. In celebration of the mid-point of the truck’s seven-month cross country tour, to mark the IPC’s milestone 75th Anniversary, Senators Risch and Crapo joined Muir to present a $100,000 check from the IPC to Enid A. Borden, the President and CEO of Meals On Wheels Association of America.

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