By The Numbers: Minnesota State Fair Food

By The Numbers: Minnesota State Fair Food

The Great Minnesota Get-Together in all its deep-fried glory.

1.82 Million Attendees (all-time high)

Ticket sales: $30.1 million (+26 percent vs. 2013)

2014 data

Total sold: About 12 million

Flour: 40 tons

Sugar: 50 tons

Chocolate chips: 35 tons

Dozens of eggs: 27,000 medium size

Other Facts

Number of stands: 2

Workers per stand: 30
12-15 at a time

Cookies made per minute: 2,000

Cookies sold per day: 1 million

Total sold: 150,000+

Batter: 70 tons

Hot dogs: 14 tons

Oil: 2,300 gallons

Other Facts

Number of stands: 8

Workers per stand: 4-5

Total servings sold: 150,000+ orders
(estimated 3.4 million individual curds)

Cheese curds: 50,000+ pounds

Batter: 12,000 pounds

Oil: 6,000 gallons

Other Facts

Number of stands: 1

Workers per stand: 130
40-45 at a time

 

Total servings sold: “Not sure.”

Potatoes: 300,000 pounds

Batter: 8,750 pounds

Oil: 3,000 gallons

Ketchup: 25,000 pounds

Other Facts

Number of stands: 2

Workers per stand: 130
30-40 at a time

Total servings sold: 14,000

Hog dogs: 3,000 pounds
(14,000 hot dogs)

Chili: 400 pounds

Onions: 400 pounds

Tomatoes: 250 pounds

Pickles: 20,000 (250 gallons)

Other Facts

Number of stands: 1

Workers per stand: 30
12-15 at a time

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