Wasabi Sauce Bottle

Description
A first generation Wasabi Salad Dressing from the AFC Corporation with a first generation AFC logo with two pieces of nigiri sushi printed in the middle. It has a green screw-on top, with a printed plastic that wraps around the body. In the center are the words "Wasabi salad Dressing", and NET 10.6 FL OZ (280ml) is written below. The background includes an image of two wasabi plants, and to the left of the front cover is a paragraph that describes the ingredients, suggestions, and a barcode. The other side of the packaging lists the product’s Nutritional Facts.
AFC extended their product line to include sushi related products to diversify the consumer’s sushi eating experience, and popularize ingredients used in traditional Japanese foods. The Wasabi Salad Dressing is available for purchase at AFC’s supermarket locations, on their online website, and is included in their “Ultimate Sushi Kit”. This dressing is made from grated wasabi and adds a Japanese style to any salad.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
wasabi sauce
date made
ca 1980s
maker
Advanced Fresh Concepts Franchise Corp.
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
paper (part material)
Measurements
overall: 6 1/2 in x 2 3/4 in; 16.51 cm x 6.985 cm
place made
United States: California
ID Number
2012.3099.14
catalog number
2012.3099.14
nonaccession number
2012.3099
subject
Food
Sushi
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Work and Industry: Asian Pacific American Business
Sushi
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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