Dodge County Company Wins Big At State Fair

(Theresa) A company from Dodge County, a member of the Something Special from Wisconsin program, won first place at the state fair. Confections for Any Occasion from Theresa is part of the program by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection.

The business won first place in the Sweet Treats category for their Chocolate Berry Bogs during the Wisconsin State Fair Grand Champion competition in August. Open to Wisconsin’s professional food businesses with yearly sales under $1-million-dollars, the competition highlights small to mid-size companies in the food processing industry.

Judging took place in 13 different categories. Founded in 1983, Something Special from Wisconsin is a trademarked marketing program, which provides members with a red and yellow logo that is a quick, reliable way to identify genuine Wisconsin products.

The nearly 500 participating companies receive exclusive benefits, including use of the logo, access to member-only events, educational webinars, and additional publicity.