Sun-Maid Timeline 1930s-1940s

1949

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Downright delicious recipes made with the sweet juicy goodness of Sun-Maid Raisins.

1941

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World War II influences every aspect of American life. Sun-Maid publishes a series of "Wartime Recipe" books.

1934

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Aerial view of "Sun-Maid City". At this time, the main plant was occupied entirely by processing, shipping and storage facilities.

1933

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This advertisement suggests the "Glamour" Sun-Maid Raisins add to plain foods and the exclusive methods used to assure freshness, convenience and richness of flavor.

1932

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A few Art Deco traces are seen in this recipe booklet, which promotes the "Thermo-Jell’d" process used by Sun-Maid to seal in raisin flavor, and the addition of raisins in sealed cellophane bags.

1931

1931

Luscious illustrations and clean design distinguish this Sun-Maid booklet, which proceeds through the alphabet in presenting its recipes.