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Object ID 001152

Object Name Golden Glory Corn Syrup

Object Desc Empty tin container of corn syrup made by the Corn Products Refining Co. under brand name of Golden Glory.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001008

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit

Object Date

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Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords corn syrup,food,Golden Glory (brand),Corn Products Refining Co.,cans,cooking,

Title Golden Glory Corn Syrup

Description This is an empty circular corn syrup tin can. The colors that stand out are red, white, and blue. On the front side of the label in bold letters says Golden Glory Corn Syrup with cane flavor. It was packed at Davenport and Granite City. It is made by the Corn Products Refining Co. and contaings 90% corn syrup and 10% refining syrup. The net weight is 2.5lbs. These words are sitting on a background flags and corn images. There are two images to the right and left sides of the front. To the right is an image of an eagle holding arrows and surrounded by corn husks. On the left is some writing that guarantee's the quality of the product and complies with the FDA since 1906. The writing is also surrouned by corn husks. Along the top and bottom edge is a light blue with stars suggesting it is American made.


Approx Collection Date

Height 4.5

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 4

Circumference 12.75

Weight 0

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Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Corn Products Refining Co.

Maker Details 1906: The Corn Products Refining Company is created through the merger of the leading corn refiners in the United States. Corn Products expands into Europe. 1908: ARGO laundry starch is introduced. Construction begins on Argo corn refining plant in Bedford Park, Illinois. It remains the Company’s largest facility. 1910: National advertising of KARO syrup begins. 2012: Corn Products changes its name to Ingredion to better reflect the company’s position as a leading ingredient supplier to a range of industries.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1008



Date JAN 8,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Brooke Uhl

Notes Extreme signs of staining and lots of edgewear to the label.