Kuurne, Mark

Kuurne, Mark
Shasta pop can

Shasta pop can

Description:

Shasta pop can that was found by his son on the Kuurne farm. The brand ''Shasta Beverages'' was found in 1889 from Mount Shasta in Northern California. Although, the name was changed to ''Shasta Water Company'' in 1928. The first drink they produced was ginger ale in 1931, along with club soda and mineral water. It was mainly used for alcoholic beverages up until the 1950s. Before producing alcoholic beverages, technically bottled mineral water was first made. The original name ''Shasta Beverages'' was later changed back when it was brought by Consolidated Foods in the late 1960s.

Date of Object:

ca. 1930

Accession #:

019.08.01

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