For Idaho Potato Lover’s Month, We Laud the Humble Tuber for its Notable Nutrition

February 5, 2019 Idaho Potato Commission

February is Idaho® Potato Lover’s Month! For many foodservice customers a side (or base or topping) of fries is a comforting treat that defines a meal. However, according to the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC), they should be aware that potatoes bring much more to the plate, notably an impressive nutritional profile.

2018 Big Idaho Potato Truck Tour Has Officially Ended

February 1, 2019 Idaho Potato Commission

When the Big Idaho® Potato dropped at midnight in front of the Capitol Building on New Year’s Eve, the Big Idaho® Potato Truck, which was front and center for the “spudtacular” show, officially ended its 2018 tour. And what a year it was! The Truck…

#1 College Football Bowl Mascot? The Idaho Potato Commission’s Spuddy Buddy

January 7, 2019 Idaho Potato Commission

“Spuddy Buddy has won the hearts of millions of folks around the world. People of all ages just can’t help but smile when they see him,” explained Frank Muir, President & CEO, IPC. “Two years ago ESPN named Spuddy Buddy their favorite mascot. I think this is just the beginning of a very long list of accolades for Spuddy Buddy.”

The Average American Eats 111 Pounds Of Potatoes Each Year

December 19, 2018 Idaho Potato Commission

From creamy mashed potatoes for Thanksgiving to crispy latkes for Hanukkah to steaming big bakers for New Year’s Day, the versatile vegetable shines during the holiday season! While the preparation options for potatoes are endless, Idaho grows enough potatoes to feed millions of folks in the United States and around the world all year long.