DALLAS (CBS 11 NEWS) – Cindy and Gary Anderson set out to start a small side business more than a decade ago, with the intention of funding their twin daughter and son’s college tuition.READ MORE: Dallas Police Make Arrest In New Year's Day Bus Stop Murder Of 49-Year-Old Man
Now 12 years later, the last two of which have been at the State Fair of Texas, the Anderson’s say their ‘Pioneer Kettle Korn’ business has taken on life of it’s own.
Gary Anderson said, “This is very quickly becoming a larger part of my income.”
Anderson says this year their popularity has soared at the State Fair and they have already served up thousands of pounds of Kettle Corn. His wife Cindy added, “I had no idea it would come out to be what it is today.”READ MORE: 50K Veterans Impacted By 2-Week Closure Of Fort Worth VA Clinic Due To Burst Pipe Damage
Both their kids are 24-years-old now and finishing up college. Now, the Anderson’s are focusing on their retirement, and both say they are absolutely shocked at how their small experiment which was only started to help pay for their kids college can now fund their golden years.
Anderson said, “you can make some very serious money.”
Their story is proof of how even a small business can generate big bucks at the State Fair of Texas.MORE NEWS: FEMA COVID-19 Vaccine Site Opens At Globe Life Field In Arlington
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