Sushi Seaweed

Description
AFC’s first generation packaged sushi seaweed.
“ALL NATURAL SUSHI SEAWEED” is printed in white letters across the front, with the first generation AFC logo in the center and an image of a plate of assorted sushi on the bottom right corner. NET WEIGHT 0.49 OZ. (14g) 5 SHEETS is printed at the bottom, along with the phrases “No Preservatives,” “No Artificial Colors,” and “No Artificial Flavors”. The very bottom reads “AFC CORP”. The backside includes directions on how to hand roll sushi and cook sushi rice, as well as the nutrition facts.
Seaweed, “Nori” in Japanese, is one of the main ingredients in maki sushi (sushi rolls). The highest quality of seaweed is black, whereas more affordable options are green. Seaweed comes in a variety of shapes and forms, and can be used to garnish rice and noodles among other foods.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
seaweed
date made
ca 1980s
maker
Advanced Fresh Concepts Franchise Corp.
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 1/16 in x 8 in; 25.55875 cm x 20.32 cm
place made
United States: California
ID Number
2012.3099.26
catalog number
2012.3099.26
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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