Founded by J. F. McCullough in 1940 in Joliet Illinois Dairy Queen provides fast food and ice cream to people all over the world. Their target market is people of all ages. They real in about $2.66 billion a year, coming in at 16th place in the United States yearly income. Their headquarters are in Edina, Minnesota. They employ 2362 people. Dairy Queen serves food and drinks from the Orange Julius menu. More than 175 million Blizzard Treats sold in its first year. The record is broken on June 21, 2005 when a new World's Largest Blizzard Treat is built in Springfield, Massachusetts. It weighs 8,224.85 pounds and is 22 feet tall. It effect Minnesota by serving them food and treats.