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Catalog Number 2014.020.004.A,B,C
Object Name Box, Packing
Scope & Content Columbia River Packers Association in Astoria, Oregon, created the BumbleBee label brand for salmon in 1910. Between 1930 and 1950 it was one of the most respected premium labels for salmon and albacore tuna. These three green handy pack sleeves could each contain three cans of 3.75 ounces of salmon. The boxes are not as old as 1950 because the distribution address on the back reads San Diego, CA 92122; ZIP codes and the abbreviation CA were not used at that time. Either the box or the fish is labeled as "product of Canada." Nutrition facts including calories, fat, cholesterol, sodium protein, and total carbohydrates are also listed on the back. Metric weights are also included.
Title BumbleBee Pink Salmon packing boxes
Caption BumbleBee salmon sleeve
Search Terms BumbleBee
Subjects Industry - Seafood Processing