News from the IPC "Consumer" category

Feb 22, 2023

The Idaho Potato Commission and Van Leeuwen Launch Limited Edition Malted Milkshake & Fries Ice Cream

EAGLE, ID, February 22, 2023 – The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) is partnering with Van Leeuwen, a New York-based nationally beloved brand known for their made-from-scratch dairy and vegan ice creams, to create a limited-edition ice cream representing one of America’s favorite food pairings, Idaho® potato French fries and milkshakes. The limited-edition malted milkshake flavored ice cream with French fry bites will be available to purchase through Van Leeuwen’s website and in all scoop shops in Los Angeles and New York starting February 23rd.

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Nov 8, 2022

The Idaho Potato Commission Appoints Two New Commissioners

EAGLE, ID, November 2, 2022 – During the Idaho Potato Commission's (IPC) October meeting, two new Commissioners representing the grower and shipper industries were sworn in. Daren Bitter of Bittersweet Farms and Brian Jones of Sun Valley Potatoes will each serve three-year terms. Commissioners Bryan Wada and Paul Saito were sworn in for their second terms and now serve as Chairman and Vice Chairman, respectively.

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Oct 24, 2022

Celebrate Halloween with Idaho’s Spookiest Spud Recipes

Eagle, ID, October 19, 2022 – Halloween is here and the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) has a few frighteningly delicious recipes you’ll want to serve this spooktacular month! From pre-trick-or-treating snacks to sweet treats to more sophisticated fare for adults, the collection of 25+ recipes will keep everyone in the Halloween spirit. 

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Oct 11, 2022

Foodservice Distributors and Operators, Retailers and Social Media Influencers Get Dirty Digging Spuds During the Annual Idaho® Potato Harvest Tour

EAGLE, ID, October 11, 2022 – For three days, foodservice distributors and operators, retailers, and social media influencers from across the county rolled up their sleeves and experienced Idaho during its busiest season – the Idaho potato harvest.

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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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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 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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