Viral Sensation Tariq The 'Corn Kid' Lands Partnership With Green Giant
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Viral Sensation Tariq The 'Corn Kid' Lands Partnership With Green Giant

Tariq The “Corn Kid”‘s latest partnership is golden.

As previously shared by AfroTech, the young internet sensation went viral for his love of corn.

 

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Now, ahead of Thanksgiving, Tariq has teamed up with Green Giant.

 

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The two have partnered to help families cook up corn dishes for Thanksgiving dinners such as:

“Thanksgiving is practically a holiday about corn,” Tariq shared in a statement. “I mean, every day could be a holiday if you get to eat corn at some point – but this is the one day that we get to stay home with family, watch a big parade, and then eat corn. Lots and lots of corn. It’s my favorite day of the year!” 

What’s more, he has created a contest for 25 winners to enter for a chance to win a free limited edition apron “with an inspiring audible message.” 

Back in September, Governor Kristi Noem declared Sept. 3, 2022, as “Official Corn-Bassador Tariq Day” in the State of South Dakota with an Executive Proclamation.

As AfroTech told you, the City of Mitchell and Mayor Bob Everson also proclaimed the day as “Tariq Corn Kid Day.”

“Whereas, South Dakota is one of the top corn producers in the nation, providing nourishment to people across the globe but especially to Tariq, a 7-year-old boy who recently discovered that corn was real, and Whereas, since being told that corn was real, Tariq believes wholeheartedly it tastes good, especially with butter, and, Whereas, Tariq loves corn and encourages everyone to try it, even if it’s only a bite,” the proclamation read. 

“Whereas it is fitting and proper as Governor to make special note of this outstanding young man: Now, Therefore, I, Kristi Noem, Governor of the State of South Dakota, do hereby proclaim September 3, 2022, as Official Corn-Bassador Tariq Day in South Dakota,” it concluded.