Among the famous trade names of the world it would be difficult to find one more fitting, either in atmosphere or literal application, than the name “Beech Nut."
When that little group of Canajoharie people started out, over twenty five years ago, to smoke hams and bacon in a warehouse forty feet square they learned that the best flavor was achieved by curing the pork in the old-fashioned way, over smoldering Beechwood. hickory and maple for ninety-six hours.
Hence the name, “Beech-Nut,” which, though of peculiar fitness for bacon, has since become by extension a country-wide synonym for purity, flavor and genuineness in food products of many kinds—jellies, jams, marmalades. mustards, salad dressing, gum. mints, ginger ale, chili sauce, tomate catsup, and various others.
Beech-Nut Conserves 1905
Beech-Nut Conserves Advertisement, Harper's Bazaar, 1905. GGA Image ID # 19c4c84711
Beech-Nut Sliced Bacon
Such delicious bacon as that made at Canajoharie by the special curing of the Beech-Nut Packing Company has never been produced in any other way. Next to that delicious taste, which must be experienced to be appreciated, comes the attractive way in which Beech-Nut Sliced Bacon is put up—in uniform slices, in air-tight glass jars, in a vacuum, which requires no other preservative. Beech-Nut Products need no pure food law to make them absolutely pure. The process of packing preserves without the introduction of any false preservative.
An assorted dozen of Beech-Nut products sent to any address, express prepaid, for $3.00.
Beech-Nut Sliced Beef is what you would call “dried beef,” except that Beech-Nut Beef, sliced and put in air-tight jars, has a peculiar flavor due to the curing, which flavor is never lost on account of the perfect preservation. No preservative is used to keep Beech-Nut Beef. It is packed in glass jars in a vacuum. Delicious dishes can be made from it. Send for the Beech-Nut book containing a dozen recipes for appetizing dishes made from Beech-Nut Sliced Beef and Beech-Nut Sliced Bacon.
There are 19 varieties of jams, marmalades, stuffed dates, jellies, and other good things put up under the general name of Beech-Nut Conserves. Each jar has the delicious flavor of the fruit, ordinarily found only in home preserves. These conserves are absolutely pure, containing nothing but sugar and fruit, and have delighted everyone who has tasted them.
Beech-Nut Packing Company, Canajoharie, New York
Beech-Nut Sliced Bacon 1905
Beech-Nut Sliced Bacon Advertisement, Harper's Bazaar, 1905. GGA Image ID # 19c4f3c364
BEECH-NUT BACON is the choicest parts of the most perfectly cured bacon, packed in glass jars, without a suspicion of preservative, air-tight, and hermetically sealed so as to keep its original appetizing flavor and daintiness indefinitely. You will feel that you have never really tasted bacon until you have tasted Beech-Nut Sliced Bacon.
Use it to give flavor to chops, steaks, mushrooms, scallops, liver, and other dishes. Use it for outings, camps, summer cottages, yachts, and bungalows. Use it as plain bacon, with eggs or without. It is the most delicious bacon you ever tasted.
It comes in the most convenient form, ready sliced in slices of uniform size. No time is lost in its preparation.
Instantly Ready and Always Good
Mrs. Janet MacKenzie Hill, Editor of the Boston Cooking School Magazine, has prepared a number of recipes showing the great possibilities of the use of Beech-Nut Bacon in cooking. This little book, entitled "Beech-Nut Bacon and Other Good Things," will be sent free on receipt of the name of your grocer. The dishes to be made are shown in nine colors.
BEECH-NUT PACKING COMPANY
Canajoharie, N. Y.
Anyone who cannot obtain Beech-Nut products easily at her nearest grocery can, by sending three dollars, receive an assortment of the bacon, beef, and conserves, express prepaid, to any place east of the Mississippi and north of Richmond.
Another Version of the Beach-Nut Sliced Bacon Advertisement, Harper's Bazaar, 1905. GGA Image ID # 19c542dc69
IF you have eaten bacon, the ordinary kind, which is always sliced too thick and fried too hard, you will be glad to know about Beech-Nut Bacon, which comes in little glass jars neatly packed, showing the inviting streaks of white and red meat.
Beech-Nut Bacon is sliced thinner than you can slice it yourself. Every slice is uniform with every other. It crisps and crimps beautifully when broiled or fried.
If you are not in the habit of eating bacon, it not know is because you do not know Beech-Nut Sliced Bacon.
It can be used by itself, or it can be used to give a flavor to almost everything that can be broiled.
It is sold by most good grocers, but not by all of them.
A very attractive booklet has been made showing what a great number of dishes can be helped by the use of Beech-Nut Bacon, entitled “Beech-Nut Bacon and Other Good Things.” This booklet will be sent free to any woman who gives the name of a dealer who doesn’t carry Beech-Nut Bacon. If your dealer sells Beech-Nut Bacon, you can get the booklet free by asking him for it.
Beech-Nut Packing Company
Canajoharie, New York
Beech-Nut Brand Peanut Butter 1920
Beach-Nut Peanut Butter Advertisement, Forecast Magazine, February 1920. GGA Image ID # 19c58256c5
FRESH-ROASTED peanuts — the two best kinds blended; then salted and ground to a creamy, golden-brown butter. Result—a flavorous food that children and grown-ups alike love.
Whether it is in Beech-Nut Peanut Butter— Beech-Nut Bacon—Beech-Nut Jams, Jellies, and Marmalades—Beech-Nut Pork and Beans, Chili Sauce, or Tomato Catsup—you will always find one thing first—flavor.
Try Beech-Nut Peanut Butter. You’ll find many delicious uses for it.
BEECH-NUT PACKING COMPANY, Canajoharie, N. Y.
Beech-Nut Peanut Butter Advertisement, Forecast Magazine, April 1920. GGA Image ID # 19c59317f6
PARENTS need not hesitate to give their children Beech-Nut Peanut Butter spread on bread, crackers or toast. It’s something they never tire of, and a food that is good for them. Made according to the Beech-Nut idea of “flavor first."
Whether you taste Beech-Nut Peanut Butter, Beech-Nut Bacon, Beech-Nut Mints, Chewing Gum or Ginger Ale, or any of the Beech-Nut products, you find always—delicious flavor.
Try a jar of Beech-Nut Peanut Butter today. BEECH-NUT PACKING COMPANY, Canajoharie, N. Y.
Beech-Nut Peanut Butter: One of the "Foods of Finest Flavor"
Beech-Nut Peanut Butter Advertisement, Forecast Magazine, December 1920.
The Answer to "I'm So Hungry"
"BEECH-NUT" is the secret password that opens the way to mother's cupboard—the magic symbol that fills hungry little stomachs with the best of good things. For example— slices of bread, toast, or crackers, spread with delicious, nourishing Beech-Nut Peanut Butter—better for them than sweets.
If your kiddies haven't learned this wonderful word, let them learn it — quickly. It's the answer to that between-meal problem, that plea of: "I'm so hungry, mother."
The secret is the flavor. Whether it be Beech-Nut Peanut Butter, Beech-Nut Bacon, Beech-Nut Macaroni, Beech-Nut Spaghetti, Catsup or Chili Sauce, Beech-Nut Mints, Chewing Gum or Ginger Ale, you will always find that Beech-Nut has brought out the finest flavor.
BEECH-NUT PACKING CO., Canajoharie, N. Y.
Beech-Nut Peanut Butter Advertisement, Woman's Home Companion, July 1923.
Beech-Nut Macaroni and Spaghetti Advertisement, Woman's Home Companion, November 1923.