These 10 Iconic Products Define Minnesota More Than Anything Else

The Land of 10,000 Lakes is the birthplace of many large companies. Most people know about Target or 3M, but plenty of others also have Minnesota roots. They’ve produced some truly inspiring products that define Minnesota both to locals and around the world. Below, we created a list of some of Minnesota’s most iconic products. From foods to clothing to toys, each of these items helped put Minnesota on the map. If you’ve ever used any of them, you have a Minnesotan to thank!

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Are there any other products that define Minnesota that you’d add to the list? Let us know in the comments! And if you’re curious about other great things that have happened in the Land of 10,000 Lakes, check out our past list of 12 things Minnesota was first to do.