Friday, February 22, 2013

Idahoan introduces new bacon-flavored mashed potatoes

Idaho Falls-based Idahoan Foods has added a new flavor to its line of flavored mashed potatoes: Bacon & Cheddar Chipotle. The newest product to come out of the Idahoan test kitchens, it comes in a four-ounce pouch that serves four. Gluten-free, it's made with Idaho potatoes and blended with cheese, chipotle pepper and bacon flavors.

For appetizer and meal concepts with the full recipes, go to www.idahoan.com/recipes. According to the company's press release, Bacon and Cheddar Chipotle Flavored Mashed Potatoes can be found at most Wal-Mart stores across the country. Wider distribution is expected later this spring.

Founded in 1960 in Lewisville, Idahoan has grown from 50 people to one of the world's leading producers of dehydrated potatoes, with seasonal employment peaks of nearly 500. In addition to its Idahoan retail brand, it manufactures food service products for restaurants, schools, cafeterias and hospitals. These include such offerings as mashed potatoes, hash browns and casseroles