"Natural" Southern Tsunami Soy Sauce Packet

Advanced Fresh Concepts Corporation (AFC) provided shoyu (soy sauce) packets with their prepackaged sushi as a convenience for the costomer. This aluminum packet has “Natural” printed across the top and a Southern Tsunami logo below. The logo consists of a blue wave and “Southern Tsunami” printed in orange and green, and the packet explains, “Southern Tsunami is a trademark of AFC Corp.” on the bottom right. The bottom left corner reads “NO PERSERVATIVES NATURALLY BREWED”, indicating that the product is natural and healthy. The back of the packet has a white background with KIMLAN written in red, along with Japanese characters to its right. Underneath reads “soy sauce” and NET ¼ FL.OZ. Right below, the ingredients are listed: water, soybeans, wheat, salt, and the distributor’s name, GOLDEN ORCHIT LTC, is printed underneath.
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Object Name
soy sauce
date made
Physical Description
aluminum (overall material)
overall: 1 3/4 in x 3 11/16 in; 4.445 cm x 9.36625 cm
place made
Chung-hua Min-kuo
ID Number
catalog number
nonaccession number
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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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