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Country Maid, Inc. Enters the “Coolest Thing Made in Iowa” Contest

Country Maid, Inc. is excited to announce that we have entered the Butter Braid® Pastry product line into the “Coolest Thing Made in Iowa” contest! Cast your vote for the competition today:! With your help, Butter Braid® Pastries could be (officially) named the Coolest Thing Made in Iowa.

PLEASE NOTE: After clicking the “Vote” circle underneath the product you wish to vote for (Butter Braid® Pastries), you’ll need to go down to the bottom of the page and click the orange “Submit Vote” button to finish casting your vote.

The Iowa Association of Business and Industry (ABI) is partnering with MidWestOne Bank to determine the Coolest Thing Made in Iowa. The competition aims to highlight the state’s vibrant manufacturing industry – not only to bring attention to all the amazing things made in the state but also the outstanding career opportunities in manufacturing.

The nominees for the contest were announced on Friday, April 19. Now, all the products nominated will compete in a popular vote that sets the field for a tournament-style bracket. The top 16 products will go on to compete in head-to-head matchups to win the ultimate prize…being named the Coolest Thing Made in Iowa. The winner will be announced on June 5.

For more information about the competition, visit