American Pie Council

Happenings in the Pie World 2014


To sign Our Petition to Adopt Pumpkin Pie as Illinois' Official State Pie, see below. (Must be an Illinois Resident)


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ILLINOIS - The American Pie Council is urging the Adoption of Pumpkin Pie as Illinois' Official State Pie. Did you know that Illinois produces three times as many pumpkins as any other state in the US? Did you know that 90-95% of the country's canned pumpkins are processed in the state of Illinois? Did you know that 85% of the world's canned pumpkin is produced in Illinois? And as if that isn't enough, did you know that Pumpkin Pie is the Number 1 choice of dessert at Thanksgiving? Please sign our petition to adopt Pumpkin Pie as the Official Illinois State Pie. Click here to sign, Morton, IL - September 6-14, 2014 Morton Pumpkin Festival. Click here for the daily schedule, Bucktown, IL - 10th Annual Bucktown Apple Pie Contest. Click here for details, Everywhere - January 23rd - National Pie Day. Orlando, FL - April 10-11, 2015 - National Pie Championships and Pie Learning Center Everywhere - March 14th - Pi Day!

Las Vegas, NV - World Food Championships - NPC Champions, Evette Rahman and Amy Freeze are joined by APC Members Naylet LaRochelle, Tammy Brownlow and Carolyn Blakemore to compete in the World Food Championships!  November 13-16, 2015.

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