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Pea Canning

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 24
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1992
Type Text
Format image/jpeg
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s64x55x4
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 325222
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s64x55x4

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Title Pea Canning
Description Manti-Ephraim plants produced nearly a million cans of During this time other vegetables were added, which made the canning season longer. Items canned were peas, beans. Sweet corn was added to the Manti plant in the raid 1940's with some 40,000 cases, extending the season November. About 1943 Hunt Food, Incorporated, obtained the controlling interest in the two plants and the name was changed to Hunt Food Industries. The last year the Ephraim and Manti plants operated as canning plants was goods, and both plants were filled with goods canned in California and Northern Utah until they finally discontinued in 1960. In 1938 there was a severe frost. One day there were 10,000 cans of peas processed. The next morning all was in great financial trouble and went downhill after The closing of the canning industry in Utah hurt during one year. Source: 1. Personal interview with Ada Eliason by author. 2. Personal interview with Glen Bailey by author. 3. Garbe, Frank: "Manti Senior Citizen News Letter, September 1989. -Memories of the Old Pea Cannery-Beginning to End." 4. "These Our Fathers" - Daughters of Utah Pioneers, 1947 p. 36. 100
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Identifier 114_Pea Canning.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 24
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325142
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s64x55x4/325142