Latest News from the IPC

Mar 16, 2006

Famous Television Castaway at FMI

EAGLE, ID, March 16, 2006 - Mary Ann Summers (the "girl-next-door", shipwrecked along with six other S.S. Minnow castaways from the enduringly popular 1960's show, Gilligan's Island) is coming to Food Marketing Institute's (FMI) annual meeting for the second year in a row, thanks to the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC).
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Feb 15, 2006

Consumer Premium: A Free Idaho Potato Recipe Brochure

EAGLE, ID, February 15, 2006 - Attention Home Chefs of America! In honor of Potato Lover's Month (February) and National Nutrition Month (March), the Idaho Potato Commission is debuting a free?11.5" x 5"?healthy?recipe brochure.? There are a wide variety of dishes featured, covering
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Jan 17, 2006

Close Call for Spuddy Buddy

Eagle, Idaho, January 2006 - The world renowned symbol of Idaho Potatoes, Spuddy Buddy, was involved in a frightening series of events, news of which was recently released by Mexican authorities.
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Jan 12, 2006

New University of Idaho Research Sheds Light on Best Way to Illuminate Idaho Potatoes

EAGLE, ID, January 12, 2006 - Accent lighting is becoming increasingly popular in the supermarket. Carefully aimed bulbs can enhance avocadoes' green waxy shine, boost bananas' sunny colors and make radishes, grapes and blueberries look positively mouth watering.
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Dec 14, 2005

There's Nothing to Lose and Lots to win (Including Free DVD Players!) When You Enter the 15th Annual Potato Lover's Month Retail Display Contest

EAGLE, ID, December 14, 2005 - It's been 15 years since the very first Potato Lover's Month Retail Display Contest and plans are underway to ensure that the February 2006 anniversary event is bigger and better than ever before. That's right: get ready for some big bells and whistles this coming year during the annual Potato Lover's Month Retail Display Contest.
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Nov 7, 2005

PMA Book-Signing Event Focuses Attention on Downward Spiral of Anti-Carb Diets

ATLANTA, GA, November 7, 2005 - As part of its ongoing effort to set the record straight about carbs, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) jumped at the chance to have its national fitness spokesperson, Denise Austin, in Atlanta for this year's PMA show. The IPC was particularly excited about including Austin in the weekend activities as the meeting coincides with the roll-out of Austin's new book Eat Carbs, Lose Weight.
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Nov 6, 2005

National Fitness Star Adds Glitz & Glamor to Idaho Potato Commission's VIP Reception

Sunday, November 6, 2005, Atlanta, GA - National fitness expert Denise Austin signed copies of her new book for guests attending a private Idaho Potato reception. The event was held during the PMA Fresh Summit International Convention and Exposition this week in Atlanta.
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Nov 6, 2005

National Fitness Star Draws Crowds at Idaho Potato Commission's PMA Booth

Sunday, November 6, 2005, Atlanta, GA - Denise Austin and Idaho Potato fans lined up for a chance to meet America's Favorite fitness expert on Sunday, November 6th, 2005, during PMA's fresh summit international convention and exposition.
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Oct 30, 2005

Idaho Potato Commission's VP of Legal and Government Affairs Shows Them How It's Done in D.C.!

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 30, 2005 - When the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) announced its decision to help sponsor the 30th Annual Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) as part of its annual harvest celebration program, little did it know that one of its own would go the next step (literally, mile after mile) and actually run it! This is exactly what Patrick Kole, the IPC's VP of Legal and Government Affairs did, in X hours and XX minutes - an especially noteworthy feat considering this was the first marathon he has ever participated in.
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