News from the IPC "Foodservice" category

Jun 1, 2015

Want to Serve Perfect Fresh-Cut French Fries? Idaho Potato Commission Wall Chart Supplies the Answers

Want to Serve Perfect Fresh-Cut French Fries?
Idaho Potato Commission Wall Chart Supplies the Answers
Eagle ID (May 2015) — The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) knows busy operators need resources to make the job easier. With their new How to Fry Perfect Fresh-Cut French Fries Using Idaho® Potatoes wall chart

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Apr 17, 2015


Small to medium in size, with a tender interior, Idaho® fingerlings are making it big on the side. Popular as a side dish, versatile fingerlings can be cooked or roasted whole, stuffed, shaved and chipped, and even braised in oil for a earthy confit.
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Mar 5, 2015

Top it with Idaho®–Give Spuds a Spin on Pizza

Pizza and Idaho® Potatoes sound like a match made in heaven to the Idaho Potato Commission–and your customers. Pizza is one of America’s most popular foods. And Idaho® Potatoes are a menu regular favored by millions. Why not team them up for spectacular potato-centric pizza toppings?

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Feb 6, 2015

Idaho Potatoes Offer a One-Two Punch: Flavor and Nutrition

February is National Heart Month, and a reminder to everyone to take care of their hearts. Fresh Idaho® potatoes, certified by the American Heart Association as a heart-healthy food, naturally contain many of the nutrients your heart needs to be strong.

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Dec 15, 2014

28 Reasons to Celebrate Potato Lover's Month

February is Potato Lover’s Month. That means there are 28 days to feature infinitely versatile Idaho® Potatoes on your menu. The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) suggests delighting customers with a daily Idaho® Potato special. For operators who don’t have 28 potato recipes, the Idaho Potato Commission offers this handy solution: at, they will find over 400 chef-driven recipes featuring America’s favorite tuber.

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Nov 6, 2014

"Pass the Potatoes, Please"

EAGLE, Idaho, November 6, 2014 — In Idaho, the centerpiece of our holiday meal is guessed it...the potato. And, it's not uncommon to find several different dishes featuring the versatile vegetable at a Thanksgiving feast or New Year's Day brunch. This holiday season, go to

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Nov 5, 2014

Idaho Potato Commission’s Jamie Bowen Named ‘40 Under Forty’ Produce Industry Leader by Produce Business

Prestigious annual award honors select group of young achievers EAGLE, ID, November 5, 2014 – Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) marketing manager Jamie Bowen has been chosen as a “40 Under Forty” produce industry leader for 2014 by Produce Business magazine. “I was very excited when I found out that I had won the award – it was

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Oct 15, 2014

Know Your Idaho® Potatoes: New Brochure Delivers The Facts on Russet and Other Varieties

Idaho® potatoes – the term refers to their source of origin – are renown for quality and reliability in all 50 states. While most consumers and foodservice operators associate the Idaho trademark with russet potatoes, Idaho growers are seeding fields with new varieties to meet a burgeoning demand for reds, yellows, and other niche varietal potatoes.

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Sep 11, 2014

Twenty-Five Idaho® Potato Perfect Pairings Offer a Harvest of Menu Ideas for the 2014 Crop

Eagle ID (September 2014) — It’s September, and the annual potato harvest is underway across Idaho, where growers are unearthing a year’s supply of America’s favorite potatoes. To coincide with the arrival of fresh Idaho® Potato varieties in the market and to assist operators with planning for fall and winter menus, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) has posted its Perfect Potato Pairings recipe web page.

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Aug 13, 2014

As Tater Tots® Hit the Big 60, The Idaho Potato Commission Celebrates Six Decades of Tot-Inspired Menu Creativity

When Tater Tots® began arriving in grocery stores in 1954, they quickly caught on as a snack food, a side dish and the foundation for casseroles at dinner tables across America. Across the next sixty years, foodservice operators capitalized on tot popularity, enthusiastically integrated them into menus ranging from quick service to white tablecloth. As these bite-sized potato croquettes officially move into middle age, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) salutes the tot as both an inspired potato product and a springboard for potato creativity.

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