Roasted Sesame Seed Bottle

A first generation AFC Roasted Sesame Seed Bottle.
It has a green plastic top, and the body is covered by a printed green label. The label reads “Roasted Sesame Seed”, “Natural”, with the original AFC logo underneath. At the bottom, NET Wt. 4 oz. (113g) is printed in white lettering. The left side of the bottle has the barcode and suggestions for its use. The right side includes the Nutrition Facts and its distributor.
Sesame seeds are widely used in Asian cuisine, and are often used as a garnish for sushi. They are sprinkled on the outside of California rolls and other cut rolls, and add a nutty flavor to any food. AFC has 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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
sesame seeds
date made
ca 1980s
Advanced Fresh Concepts Franchise Corp.
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
paper (overall material)
overall: 4 5/8 in x 2 1/4 in; 11.7475 cm x 5.715 cm
place made
United States: California, Compton
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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