Idaho Universities receive Grant to investigate Humigator in Potato Storage
May 07, 2017
A partnership between Idaho State University and Boise State University has been awarded an Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) grant to research the application of the Humigator in potato storage.
McCain Foods USA plans USD 200 million expansion of Burley Idaho French Fry plant
May 04, 2017
McCain Foods USA has announced it will invest more than USD 200 million into expanding its Burley, Idaho potato processing plant, creating 180 jobs and increasing potato production throughout the state.
Efforts to eradicate damaging nematodes in infected Idaho potato fields progressing
April 22, 2017
Progress is being made eradicating the microscopic potato cyst nematodes that have been threatening Idaho’s $900 million potato industry the last decade, according to the latest update by USDA-APHIS.
The Big Idaho® Potato Truck is back on the road for its 6th national tour
March 21, 2017
The Big Idaho® Potato Truck is back on America's highways promoting Idaho's most famous agricultural product, the Idaho® potato.
US government approved 3 more Simplot GMO potato types for cultivation and sale
March 20, 2017
The US federal government has given the final OK to three more types of potatoes genetically engineered by Boise’s J.R. Simplot Co. to resist Phytophthora - the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine.
A New Year, New - Idaho - Potato Recipes
January 20, 2017
Following an online potato recipe contest ('Fully-Loaded Idaho Potato Cook-off'), Kenmore awarded Crystal Schlueter’s unique and easy-to-make recipe for Mashed-Up Kimchi Reuben Tater Bombs with Sweet Onion & Gochujang Aioli the grand prize.
Vista Valley Ag Presented with National Potato Council’s 2016 Environmental Stewardship Award
January 11, 2017
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
January 11, 2017
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)
November 21, 2016
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.
November 10, 2016
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
October 25, 2016
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
October 10, 2016
Idahoan Foods introduces its proprietary processing method to the unflavored mashed potato category with the launch of new Idahoan Signature Russets Mashed Potatoes.