The Minnesota State Fair's top moneymakers

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Data: Minnesota State Fair; Chart: Sara Wise/Axios

Sweet Martha's Cookie Jar is not only the most popular vendor at the Minnesota State Fair, it also makes more money than the next four largest food vendors combined.

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By the numbers: Sweet Martha's did just over $5 million in sales at the 2019 fair, according to revenue figures released to Axios by fair officials.

  • Mouth Trap Cheese Curds finished a distant second, with nearly $1.5 million in sales.

The bottom line: Sweet Martha's, which sells only cookies and milk, generated more revenue in 12 days than the average Olive Garden restaurant does in an entire year, according to FSR Magazine.

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