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ANONYMOUS

Franco-American Soup

$2,250.00

ANONYMOUS

Franco-American Soup

$2,250.00

Year: ca. 1900

Size: 38 3/4 x 28 5/8 inches

Condition: B/ Slight tears and stains, largely in text area.

The Campbell's soup company has many other entrepreneurs to thank for its success, including the Franco-American Food Company, founded by French emigré Alphonse Biardot in 1886. His canned soups and pastas—inspired by his native cuisine—became quite successful, and Campbell's acquired the company in 1915. His company's name was eventually phased out, but we can still thank Biardot for products beloved by children today: namely, SpaghettiOs and RavioliOs. This poster provides a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the Franco-American company in its heyday.