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What do Tabasco Sauce, Down Home Sausage, and Zatarain's products all have in common?  Well, first - they are all delicious.  Second, they are all made right here in our great state, and third - you can buy these and tons more Louisiana products at the one and only Walmart!  I don't know about you, but it does my heart good to see the giant corporate machine that is the world's largest retail store chain working for the good folks of the Sportsman's Paradise!

Now, it's time to get the number of items from the Bayou State on the shelves at Walmart even higher!  According to the Bossier-Press, the folks in charge of deciding exactly what the chain sells have doubled down on bringing the best from our state to the rest of the world!  The program has been rightfully dubbed "Open Call," and for the last 8 years the company has used it to find the best products made by entrepreneurs across the nation.  The company is throwing down a $350 billion investment for products made right here in the U.S.A.!

It's basically like "Shark Tank" with no cameras, a whole lot more money behind it and a much bigger distribution network.  So, if you've ever dreamed of riding your big idea to the top of retail success mountain - here's your shot!  The Open Call is going on right now!

If you or someone you know wants the opportunity to show that unique, Louisiana product to the big-wigs from Wally-world on June 30th - here's your chance!  The deadline for applications is April 30th.  You can find out more and start the process here.

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