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Potatoes USA data shows strength at retail

- General News
Fresh potatoes are a year-round sales powerhouse in the produce department, and recent data and analysis found they provide retailers with significant opportunities to drive additional customer engagement.

Idaho Potato Commission debuts national TV commercial

- General News
Plates were dropped, food was thrown, and dentures removed after hearing the potatoes in the Idaho Potato Commission’s newest national television commercial were not grown in Idaho. Keeping with tradition, the commercial made its debut during a televised Boise State University home football game on September 9th.

Bushwick Commission supports children’s hospital

- General News
As a regional provider of fresh potatoes and vegetables up and down the east coast, Bushwick Commission is committed to supporting the communities where they do business and recently wrapped a locally grown promotion in Virginia and completed a donation to the Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters.

RPE introduces Burbank Reserve potato variety

- General News
Introducing the Burbank Reserve, a remarkable gem in the world of potatoes that effortlessly marries the qualities of casual and fine-dining restaurant excellence.

Walmart now offers Idaho Potato Milkshake & Fries ice cream nationwide

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The Idaho Potato Commission’s (IPC) popular Idaho Potato Malted Milkshake and Fries ice cream, created in partnership with Van Leeuwen Ice Cream, is now one of eight fall flavors sold exclusively at 3,500 Walmart locations nationwide starting September 1.

Big Idaho Potato Truck completes first international trip

- General News
This summer the Big Idaho Potato Truck crossed off two items on its bucket list: an international border crossing and a visit to Alaska.

Alsum Farms celebrates 50th anniversary

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Alsum Farms & Produce, a leading fresh market grower, packer, and shipper of Wisconsin Healthy Grown potatoes, pumpkins, onions, and wholesaler of fresh, quality produce, celebrated 50 years in business on Friday, August 11 and Saturday, August 12 in Friesland.

ProduceIQ: What’s always been won’t always be

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The ProduceIQ Index for the industry is up for the 3rd week in a row, an event that has never happened during this time of year. $1.29 is a record high during a season known for falling prices.

Potato broker sentenced to prison for stealing from growers

- General News
A potato broker was sentenced to six months in prison and eight years of probation after pleading guilty to stealing nearly $800,000 from potato growers.

Alsum Farms begins Wisconsin yellow potato harvest

- General News
Wisconsin yellow potato harvest is underway at Alsum Farms in Arena, Wis. with the first potato loads being washed, graded and packed for fresh market delivery to distribution centers and retail grocers the first full week of August.