Object ID 003939
Object Name Droste Chocolate Fruitrings
Object Desc Box of Chocolate Fruitrings by Droste. Box is green with picture of chocolate fruitrings and fruit.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY003520a-b
General Category History
Category Food Containers
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 4, Shelf 14
Start Year Range 1964
End Year Range
Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords Chocolate,candy,food,Droste,
Title Droste Chocolate Fruitrings
Description Box of Chocolate Fruitrings by Droste. Box is green with picture of chocolate fruitrings and fruit. Contained pine-apple, strawberry, lemon, and orange fruit rings. Bottom of box is white with ingredients listed in Dutch. Company name on bottom of box is listed as Koninklijke Droste Fabrieken N.V.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
Maker Koninklijke Droste Fabrieken N.V.
Maker Details The confectionery business of Gerardus Johannes Droste was opened in Haarlem in the summer of 1863. Customers could buy a cup of waterchocolate and various types of candy, for example chocolate pastilles, officially called 'Pastilles Droste'. In 1964 the factory received the "Royal" designation. Droste's new name became: Koninklijke Droste Fabrieken N.V.
Date DEC 18,2015
Assessor Kayla Sutherland
Notes Some wear on top and edges. The green color is worn away in places. Box is dented and stained, and shows evidence of water damage. Bottom is slightly torn inside.