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Potato News from Idaho

Vista Valley Ag Presented with National Potato Council’s 2016 Environmental Stewardship Award
Boyd Foster of Vista Valley Ag in Ririe, Idaho, received the prestigious 2016 Environmental Stewardship Award during the National Potato Council’s (NPC) 2017 Annual Meeting
Lamb Weston Holdings publishes a quarterly report for the very first time
Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LW) has just published its second quarter 2017 financial results, for the first time as an independent company.
Top Ten potato varieties grown in the United States (Fall Crop)
Do you know the Top 6 potato varieties grown in the United States? We created an overview based on the USDA data for the 2016 fall potato crop.
New 'Big Idaho Potato Truck' Commercial starts airing tomorrow.
The Idaho Potato Commission is on a roll! Tomorrow they start airing the latest installment in their series of commercials starring the Big Idaho® Potato Truck, now in its sixth(!) year.
Simplot sues McCain Foods USA for copying its Twisted Potato Product Sidewinders
French Fry manufacturer J.R. Simplot has filed a lawsuit against its competitor McCain Foods USA for copying its Twisted Potato Product Sidewinder - a product they protected with a design patent.
Idahoan Signature Russets Mashed Potatoes Make Weekday Meals Taste Like Sunday Dinner
Idahoan Foods introduces its proprietary processing method to the unflavored mashed potato category with the launch of new Idahoan Signature Russets Mashed Potatoes.
Monday, October 10, 2016
Idaho Potato Commission Announces Changes in Leadership
The Idaho Potato Commission recently appointed Ritchey Toevs of Toevs Farm as Chairman and Lynn Wilcox of Wilcox, Floyd & Sons as Vice Chairman.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Fire damages, but does not destroy potato processing plant Idaho Supreme Potatoes
Idaho Supreme Potatoes, Inc. - a manufacturer of dehydrated potato flakes - sustained some significant damage in a fire last week
Sunday, September 11, 2016
Dr. Potato Is Always On Call For Idaho Potato Questions
When reviewing the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) website analytics for the past year (August 2015-August 2016), IPC staff wasn’t surprised to find that Dr. Potato (alias Don Odiorne, Vice President-Foodservice) had garnered 959,328 page views, nearly 50% of all www.idahopotato.com views.
University of Idaho to partner with the International Potato Center (CIP) in Peru
The University of Idaho is negotiating a partnership with the International Potato Center in Lima, Peru, involving the sharing of scientific expertise and providing UI’s potato program better access to a vast gene bank.