All-you-can-eat JonnyPops at the Minnesota State Fair

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You can already get endless cups of milk for just a couple bucks. And starting this year at the Minnesota State Fair you'll be able to use it to wash down JonnyPop after JonnyPop after JonnyPop.

The Minneapolis-based frozen fruit pop maker announced its new State Fair deal on Facebook: unlimited junior JonnyPops for $10.

There are five different flavors available – strawberry, coffee chocolate, raspberry and blueberry, strawberry and banana, and pineapple coconut. You'll get a wristband, so you can get your fruit-and-cream bar, eat it, then come back later that day if you want. (It's a daily thing. A wristband doesn't get you free JonnyPops the entire fair.)

But you have to do something kind

The other part of the deal comes after you're done eating. JonnyPops is asking people to perform the good deed printed on the stick – then you bring it back and drop it at the booth.

JonnyPops says it's "hoping to share 150,000 acts of kindness during the fair" this way.

More about JonnyPops

JonnyPops are frozen fruit and cream bars, made with "real cream, cane sugar and a pinch of salt," their FAQ says. Each one has a fun, kind message written on the stick.

"We believe that every act of kindness—no matter how big or small—goes a long way," it says on the company's mission page.

The company was started by three St. Olaf students, Erik Brust, Jamie Marshall, and Connor Wray. They started blending fruit and cream combinations in their dorm room, and by 2011 had a final product.

Where does the name come from? Well as JonnyPops explains, the idea first came when Erik visited his cousin Jonathan Jeffrey at Duke University months earlier. They "dreamt up the idea" – but Jonny died before it got off the ground, after struggling with addiction.

Erik and his friends decided to name the new treat JonnyPops, in honor of his cousin.

They also donate a portion of proceeds to the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation – which treats people for substance abuse and addiction – in honor of Jonathan.

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