October 19, 2015
Today, McDonald's Corporation was one of 81 American Companies joining in the “American Business Act on Climate” pledge.
August 10, 2015
The National Potato Council awards its 2015-16 Academic Scholarship to Shunping Ding, a PhD. student in Plant Pathology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
July 29, 2015
The National Potato Council (NPC) and the United States Potato Board (USPB) are accepting applications for the Potato Industry Leadership Institute (PILI) class of 2016.
March 04, 2015
On February 23-26, NPC hosted the 2015 Potato D.C. Fly-In, where more than 150 U.S. potato growers
and industry partners from across the country came to Washington, D.C., to advocate for the industry's
most pressing federal policy priorities.
February 20, 2015
The 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee submitted its recommendations to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, in order to inform the 2015 edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
February 03, 2015
Today, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a report recommending fresh white potatoes to be an eligible vegetable for purchase using the WIC Cash Value Voucher. This is a reversal compared to previous IOM recommendations
December 10, 2014
Snack Food Association CEO Tom Dempsey today urged Congress to approve legislation creating a federal standard for labeling food produced with genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
December 10, 2014
Count the potato among the special interests rewarded in the massive spending deal Congress unveiled this week.
September 22, 2014
PMMI, the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, owner and producer of the PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, has entered into an agreement to purchase Summit Media Group, Inc., publisher of a.o. Packaging World
September 08, 2014
The National Potato Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Holton as the Director of Corporate and Public Relations.
July 22, 2014
The National Potato Council (NPC) and the United States Potato Board (USPB) are accepting applications for the Potato Industry Leadership Institute (PILI) class of 2015. The annual eight-day program, held Feb. 19-26, 2015, is designed to identify, develop, and cultivate new leaders within the U.S. potato industry.
May 22, 2014
Today, the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee approved a bipartisan agreement, authored by Senators Susan Collins (R-Me) and Mark Pryor (D-AR), that would allow families using the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program to purchase all fresh, healthy vegetables, including the white potato, which has been excluded from the program.
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