HENRY J. HEINZ

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Henry John Heinz (October 11, 1844 – May 14, 1919)

In 1869 ,Heinz began packing foodstuffs on a small scale in Sharpsburg,
Pennsylvania. It was there he founded Heinz Noble & Company with a
friend, L. Clarence Noble, and began marketing horseradish.The company
went bankrupt in 1875, but the following year Heinz founded  F&J Heinz,
with his brother and a cousin. One of this company’s first products was
tomato ketchup.

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Early Heinz ketchup bottles

posted by Bob Karm in BIRTHDAY,DEATH,DEBUT,FOOD,HISTORY and have Comment (1)

One Response to “HENRY J. HEINZ”

  1. Andre says:

    I have the 1889-1910 heinz bottle with the cap. Not broken, is intact. Somebody knows if I can sale that and where? Thanks Andre

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