Minnesota is the land of ten thousand lakes and people say we have wacky accents, but the products invented here have made life a lot easier and tastier for millions of people around the world.

The next time you check out at the grocery store you'll probably use a Minnesota invention to haul your items to your car and then into your house. Yes, plastic grocery bags were invented here in the Northstar state. Speaking of groceries, there's a good chance that you have more than one of the eight legendary food brands that call Minnesota home in your pantry, fridge, or freezer. See those brands below and at the bottom of this story and then read about 13 life-changing items that were made right here in the Northstar state.

Eight Legendary Food Brands That Call Minnesota Home

Below you'll see some of the iconic food brands that call Minnesota home.

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