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Celebrating National Picnic
Month in the Mitten State

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The summer in Michigan is all about beach parties, camping and picnics with family and friends – even if that is a simple bar-b-cue in your own back yard on a hot summer day. Did you know, some of your favorite picnic foods and beverages are made right here in the Great Lakes State? As the second-most agriculturally-diverse state in the country, and a leader in quality food production, it’s no wonder that everything you need for a Pure Michigan picnic can be found locally!

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When it comes to developing unique flavors honoring Michigan’s most noted northern attractions, Hudsonville Ice Cream is scoops above the rest.

As the largest manufacturer of branded ice cream in Michigan, the Holland-based company started in 1895 as a farmers’ cooperative. Today, the company is noted for both its “all season” flavors – which are available year round – as well as “seasonal flavors” inspired by the Great Lakes.

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