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Thank You for Supporting Butter Braid® Pastries in the “Coolest Thing Made in Iowa” Contest!

We wanted to take a moment to express our heartfelt gratitude for your incredible support and participation in the “Coolest Thing Made in Iowa” contest. While we’re disappointed to share that we didn’t make it to the final round, we are immensely grateful for each and every one of you who took the time to vote and cheer us on throughout this journey. While our journey in the contest may have come to an end, we’re proud of the strides we made and the opportunity to showcase what makes Iowa special. Once again, thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your support, encouragement, and votes. We’re incredibly fortunate to have such an amazing community behind us.

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.

For more information about the competition, visit