The Illinois Products Expo is being held in Springfield this weekend, showcasing more than 70 food companies from around the state. The Expo is a way to highlight the growing food production industry in Illinois, according to State Department of Agriculture spokesman Rebecca Clark.
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The Illinois Products Expo will be open Saturday and Sunday at the Orr Building on the State Fairgrounds. Admission is $5 per person and kids 10 and under are free. Food sampling is free and there is a small fee to try out Illinois beer and wines.