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Giant Poppin' Fresh!

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | November 20, 2020

This statue of Poppin' Fresh, the Pillsbury Doughboy, stands on a blue wood base and holds a clear plastic motorized globe which spins when plugged in. The statue was used at Pillsbury's Riverside Technology Center, Minneapolis, circa 1995. I

t’s 8 feet tall!