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corn dog tale

1953

State Fair Foods is founded in Dallas by Circle T Foods Co.

1953
1980

Fire destroys the facilities where the corn dogs are made, so a new plant is built in South Dallas.

1980
1986

Sara Lee Corporation purchases Circle T Foods, and corn dog goodness goes nationwide.

1986
1999

To meet demand, the State Fair Brand turns a potato chip plant in Haltom City into a new facility.

1999
2005

State Fair Mini Corn Dogs make the official debut.

2005
2015

State Fair Brand kicks off a campaign encouraging kids (and the kid in all of us) to fuel up and play on!

2015