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File Photo Of A Gift Basket. (Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP/WBBM) - The state of Illinois is touting some 200 Illinois food companies hoping holiday shoppers will find something tempting for holiday eating or gift giving.

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The Illinois Department of Agriculture hosts a website listing about 200 companies in the state which offer gift items and gift baskets ranging from coffee and chocolate to wine and cheese.

In addition to food, Illinois companies on the site offer items such as soy candles, health and wellness products and decorations.

Agriculture Director Tom Jennings says the website offers shoppers gift ideas while demonstrating support for Illinois agriculture.

You can see the company list HERE

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