Sushi Tray, Large

This sushi tray is from the Advanced Fresh Concepts Corporation, a fresh prepackaged sushi distributor at supermarkets nationwide. The tray comes in two parts; a clear plastic lid and a red and black counterpart. The base is a red tray with black rims, which have golden brush strokes on each edge. There are several indented markings such as "BF" and "70" on the tray.The clear plastic lid is shaped to leave space for the sushi inside, and allows for the contents of the tray to remain visible to the customers.
This is an example of a large sushi tray that is used for prepackaged sushi. They often consist of rolls, nigiri, or a variety of sushi types, and include a side of wasabi and gari (pickled ginger). A single serving packet of soy sauce and a pair of disposable chopsticks is provided upon purchase. These trays are disposable, and therefore these prepackaged sushi trays make a convenient lunch option.
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date made
ca 1980-2010s
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
overall: 12 1/4 in x 8 7/8 in x 2 in; 31.115 cm x 22.5425 cm x 5.08 cm
part: 11 7/8 in x 8 1/8 in x 1 5/16 in; 30.1625 cm x 20.6375 cm x 3.33375 cm
part: 11 7/8 in x 8 1/8 in x 1 7/16 in; 30.1625 cm x 20.6375 cm x 3.65125 cm
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Work and Industry: Asian Pacific American Business
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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