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Join 300+ Idaho Companies passionate about growing and selling quality food and agricultural products.

Idaho Preferred® is a program managed by the Idaho State Department of Agriculture to identify and promote Idaho food and agriculture products. Currently, over 300 farmers, ranchers, fruit growers, winemakers, bread bakers, specialty foods companies, and nurseries are participants in the Idaho Preferred® program.

Tia Groves

We are so thankful and proud to be a part of Idaho Preferred! We’ve been given the opportunity to meet local chefs, fellow farmers, and like-minded Idahoans who value local produce like we do. You can’t put a price tag on networking!

Tia Groves, Groves Country Farms (2020)

Who Can Join

  • Farmers, Ranchers, and Growers
  • Food Processors
  • Winemakers
  • Specialty Food Companies
  • Nurseries
  • Restaurants that Feature Local Ingredients

Membership Benefits

  • Retail promotions
  • Foodservice partnerships
  • Educational programs
  • Consumer Events
  • Online advertising
  • Social Media promotions
  • Website listing
  • Media opportunities
  • Newsletter & Blog features

In addition to these programs, Idaho Preferred® members have the opportunity to use the Idaho Preferred® logo on their packaging, signs, websites, and other promotional materials. Recent market research found that over 40% of consumers statewide recognize the Idaho Preferred® logo. The Idaho Preferred® logo lets your current and potential customers know that your products are “The Pick of the Crop from Idaho.”

Ready to Join

Read a copy of the Idaho Preferred® Program Rules (pdf) to determine the eligibility of your products. This document is available online or by email.

As an approved Participant in the Idaho Preferred® program, you are entitled to use the Idaho Preferred® logo on product labeling, advertising, signage, letterhead, business cards, and other point-of-sale and promotional material. The digital artwork of the Idaho Preferred® logo will be sent to you with your welcome kit.

To get started with your application, select the category that fits you best: