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
date made
ca 1980s
maker
Advanced Fresh Concepts Franchise Corp.
place made
United States: California
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
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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