Freshness Stickers

Description
This is a roll of first generation AFC stickers. It has the first generation AFC logo, which is a red outlined oval with the letters “AFC” and an image of two pieces of sushi inside. Underneath the logo reads “AFC Corp. 19205 S. Laurel Park Rd. Rancho Dominiguez, CA 90220” and “For most enjoyment eat on day of purchase” written in both English and French.
These stickers are used to seal the prepackaged sushi and mark them as AFC products. The suggestive phrase, “for most enjoyment eat on day of purchase” reminds the customer to consume the product on the day of purchase to ensure freshness, and avoid cases of food poisoning that develop from eating old raw products.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
stickers
date made
ca 1980s
maker
unknown
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
cardboard (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 5/8 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 5/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 4.0894 cm x 6.35 cm x 4.0894 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
2012.3099.08
catalog number
2012.3099.08
nonaccession number
2012.3099
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Work and Industry: Asian Pacific American Business
Sushi
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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