Sun-Maid Timeline 1980s

1989

1989

This international collection of holiday recipes is one of the few Sun-Maid publications to feature a seasonal theme. It also emphasizes the fact that Sun-Maid is a brand name known and trusted throughout the world.

1988

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Sun-Maid Bag-in-the-Box packaging introduced providing consumer with resealable container for freshness.

1988

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Original Sun-Maid bonnet worn by Lorraine Collett Petersen donated to the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.

1987

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A characteristic mixture of history, vineyard scenes, and taste treats is found in this recipe booklet, commemorating Sun-Maids 75th anniversary.

1987

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Fresh, naturally sweet Sun-Maid Raisins make good eating delicious.

1986

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Dancing Raisins introduced by California Raisin Advisory Board. Become instant celebrities.

1980

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The first hardbound cookbook issued by Sun-Maid was its lengthiest at 126 pages. It was also published spiral-bound for easier kitchen use. A section on The Romance of Raisins contains special notes on Sun-Maid products and a brief biography of Lorraine Collett Petersen, the original Sun-Maid Girl.

1980

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Sun-Maid Raisin Bread introduced as a licensed product.

1980

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Sun-Maid innovates raisin packaging with introduction of customer-convenient carton can.