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Canned Goods

Thomas Huntley started packing biscuits in tins in England about 1830, when his brother, a tinsmith, developed a water-tight package for shipping biscuits. William Underwood of London, England, came to Boston in 1821 and sold pickles, sauces, and other foods in glass jars and tin cans. By 1835 he was offering canned tomatoes. He also […]
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