Iowa State Fair

Food - Candy Chemistry

August 23, 2022

Children entered original candy creations in the Candy Chemistry contest judged Saturday, August 20, at the 2022 Iowa State Fair.

Entries were judged on taste and creativity.

Results follow:

Candy Chemistry (ages 5-8)

1) Phillip Reeder, Des Moines

2) None

3) None

Candy Chemistry (ages 9-12)

1) Jade Sommars, Colfax

2) Norah Reeder, Des Moines

3) None

The Iowa State Fair Food Department is the largest of any state fair in the country. There are 128 divisions, 615 classes and nearly 6,300 entries at this year’s Fair. Food Department judging is held in the Elwell Family Food Center sponsored by Urban Air Adventure Park.