Heinz Branch Factory in London, England

Summary

In 1869, H.J. Heinz began his career in the processed food industry selling horseradish out of his parent's home. His product line quickly expanded to include pickled foods, preserves, and condiments, becoming a household name by the turn of the century. This success allowed operations to expand with new branch factories built around the world.

In 1869, H.J. Heinz began his career in the processed food industry selling horseradish out of his parent's home. His product line quickly expanded to include pickled foods, preserves, and condiments, becoming a household name by the turn of the century. This success allowed operations to expand with new branch factories built around the world.

Artifact

Photographic print

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

53.41.862

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of H.J. Heinz Co.

Material

Cardboard
Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process
Mounting

Color

Sepia (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 16.75 in  (mount)

Width: 20 in  (mount)

Height: 10.5 in  (photograph)

Width: 14 in  (photograph)

Inscriptions

written on front mount: H. J. Heinz Company Branch Factory at London

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