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Health food it’s not: Delicacies huge fair draw



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A plan to bring deep-fried cheese to the fair didn’t work out this year, but you can still try some new foods, including deep-fried peanut butter and jelly and pickles.

With a total of 35 food vendors at the Johnson County fair, fairgoers have options for a meal or a sweet treat. That’s the goal, fair officials said.

Fair officials want to offer variety, new choices and to support local concessions businesses and nonprofits hosting fundraisers, according to Kyle Kasting, the fair board member in charge of concessions.

What comes back year after year is decided mostly on what fairgoers rave about.

 

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