Idaho potato farmers are getting paid about the same amount for their spuds as they're investing in raising them, according to a University of Idaho Extension agricultural economist's report, presented during the Idaho Potato Conference.
Today the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) welcomes Alan Kahn as the new Vice President of Foodservice. His extensive foodservice and marketing experience will help him to develop and implement attention-grabbing campaigns focused on foodservice.
Earlier this month, USDA-NASS published its annual report 'Potatoes 2017 Summary; September 2018'. The 2017 data indicate a slight increase of the total potato production in the United States compared to the previous year.
Idaho Potato Packer The Mart Group, LLC, operating as Mart Produce, announced the appointment of Jason Allen as its new CEO effective August 23rd, replacing Brian Hansen who has acted as the Interim CEO since July 2017.
Potato Processing Equipment specialist Idaho Steel Products has purchased a property bordering its Idaho Falls facility. This gives the manufacturer 40.000 square feet of building space and room to grow.