Instant Miso Soup

Description
A single serving cup of instant miso soup, and is a first generation AFC product.
The product is covered by a sealed paper lid that reads “MISO SOUP Traditional Japanese Soup, followed by a three step instruction. “Natural Miso Soup” is printed largely across the container, with the original AFC logo in the center and an image of a bowl of miso soup in the background. NET WT. 0.64 OZ. (18g) is printed at the bottom. There is a “Fill line” that indicates how much boiled water should be poured in. The left side has two sets of directions; one for boiling water and the other for microwave. The barcode is printed underneath, as well as a description of miso soup. The right side has the nutrition facts, the ingredients and the distributor.
Miso soup is a common Japanese soup that often accompanies a sushi meal. AFC has expanded their products from fresh pre-packaged products to other sushi-related products.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
miso soup
date made
ca 1980s
maker
Advanced Fresh Concepts Franchise Corp.
Physical Description
processed material (unspecified) (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 3/8 in x 3 9/16 in; 8.5725 cm x 9.04875 cm
place made
United States: California
ID Number
2012.3099.24
catalog number
2012.3099.24
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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