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Name Baker's Coconut
Details Make by Franklin Baker Co.; Franklin Baker Division of General Foods Corp. A general brand name used for several types of retail coconut products for baking and other uses.
Number of Archive records 36.0
Number of Object records 12.0
Number of Library records 0.0
Number of Photo records 2.0

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[Baker's Coconut recipes] Coconut Glamour Desserts. Issued by Franklin Baker Div., General Foods, Hoboken, N.J. Copyright 1949. - Booklet

Booklet: Coconut Glamour Desserts. New Ideas and Discoveries - Recipes You'll Love to Make. Issued by Franklin Baker Division, General Foods Corp., Hoboken, N.J. Copyright 1949. Second edition. Softcover 5-1/8" wide x 6-7/8" high. 24 pp. including covers. Printed in color with illustrations. Cooking and baking recipes for Baker's Coconut that came in two styles: Premium Shred and Southern Style. Recipes mention other brand products: Jell-O, Calumet Baking Powder, Post Toasties, Swans Down Cake Flour, Baker's Chocolate.

Booklet: Coconut, sun-sweetness from the tropics. Franklin Baker Company, Hoboken, New Jersey. 1928. - Booklet

Booklet: Coconut, sun-sweetness from the tropics. Franklin Baker Company, Hoboken, New Jersey. 1928. Softcover 5" wide x 7" high. 32 pp. including covers. Printed in color with illustrations. Cooking and baking recipes for Baker's Coconut that came in three styles: Premium Shred, Southern Style, Milk-Packed. Page [32], back cover, has copyright "C 1928 P. Co. Inc." Recipes specify some brand names: Swans Down Cake Flour, Jell-O, Hellman's Blue Ribbon Mayonnaise, Baker's Chocolate. Cook book genre. Soiled cover, rusted staples.

Image of Baker's Coconut: Baker's Favorite Chocolate Recipes. A Handbook of Chocolate Cookery. 1943. - Book

Baker's Coconut: Baker's Favorite Chocolate Recipes. A Handbook of Chocolate Cookery. 1943. - Book

Baker's Favorite Chocolate Recipes. A Handbook of Chocolate Cookery. Issued by Consumer Service Department, Walter Baker & Co., Inc., Dorchester Mass., Division of General Foods Corp. Copyright 1943. Softcover book, bottom fore-edge, 4" wide x 7" high, 108 pp. plus covers; color and black-and-white illustrations. A recipe book for the several types of chocolate made by this company. Baker's Coconut, which was made in Hoboken at the time of publication, is among the other General Foods products found in the recipes. It was made in two types, Premium Shred and Southern Style, by the Franklin Baker Division of General Foods. (Baker's Chocolate and Baker's Coconut shared the name Baker, but we

Image of Log Cabin Syrup Recipes. Issued by General Foods Corp., n.p., n.d., ca. 1935-1945. - Booklet

Log Cabin Syrup Recipes. Issued by General Foods Corp., n.p., n.d., ca. 1935-1945. - Booklet

Log Cabin Syrup Recipes. Issued by General Foods Corporation, no place, no date, ca. 1935-1945. Pamphlet; die cut printed cover in shape of the typical log cabin shaped metal container used by the company for retail sale; with text leaves stapled in side; 3-7/8" high x 4-3/8" wide, 14 pp. plus covers. (Inside front cover is page [1]; pg 14 is inside back cover; outside covers not in pagination.) The syrup itself was made in Hoboken during this time period at the Log Cabin Products Division of General Foods. The 28 recipes go beyond a breakfast menu and includes desserts as well as a cream sauce and mayonnaise. They incorporate into the ingredients other brand name General Foods products su

Image of Baker's Coconut Cut-Up Cakes. Published by Franklin Baker Div., General Foods Corp., Hoboken, 1956, 2nd ptg. - Cookbook

Baker's Coconut Cut-Up Cakes. Published by Franklin Baker Div., General Foods Corp., Hoboken, 1956, 2nd ptg. - Cookbook

Baker's Coconut Cut-Up Cakes. A calendar of new cake-making ideas! Published by Franklin Baker Division, General Foods Corporation, Hoboken, New Jersey. Copyright 1956. (Second printing, so marked, probably issued 1957-1959.) Booklet printed in full color, 4-3/4" x 6-1/4" high, unpaginated [32 pp.] Second printing is the same in all regards as the first printing; see archives 2010.007.0178 for a copy of the first printing that is fully imaged. It is not a true calendar or recipe book. A how-to decoration guide for a cake-of-the-month with blank lines for each month where an owner could record holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and other special events. On pages [2-3] "Baker's brings y

Image of Ad, Log Cabin Syrup: Such Fun! So Easy! Make your own Summer Treats... By Log Cabin Products Co.; General Foods Corp.; in SEP, July 25, 1953. - Ad, Magazine

Ad, Log Cabin Syrup: Such Fun! So Easy! Make your own Summer Treats... By Log Cabin Products Co.; General Foods Corp.; in SEP, July 25, 1953. - Ad, Magazine

Log Cabin Syryup ad: Such Fun! So Easy! Make your own Summer Treats with Log Cabin Syrup. Double full-page color magazine advertisement by Log Cabin Syrup Division, General Foods Corp. {Hoboken) as published in The Saturday Evening Post, July 25, 1953, pp. [54-55]. Folio removed from magazine, 21" wide x 13-1/2" high. Ad promoted the syrup as an ingredient in several desserts and a soda refreshment with images and recipes. -Log Cabin Snowball (also used Baker's Coconut - another General Foods Corporation brand and one that was also made in Hoboken at that time.) -Log Cabin Whip -Golden Glory Sundae -Log Cabin Soda -Maple Peach Sundae -Log Cabin Delight (also used Jell-O Vanilla

Image of Label: Baker's Coconut. Southern Style. 1/4 lb. Franklin Baker Div., General Foods, Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1938-1943. - Label

Label: Baker's Coconut. Southern Style. 1/4 lb. Franklin Baker Div., General Foods, Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1938-1943. - Label

Baker's Coconut. Southern Style. Label for a 1/4 pound can. Manufactured by Franklin Baker Division of General Foods Corporation, Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1938-1943. Paper, full color, 3-5/8" high x 8" wide. (Removed at some earlier time from a food can.)

Image of Baker's Coconut recipes: The New Coconut Treasure Book. Issued by General Foods (Hoboken), copyright 1934. - Booklet

Baker's Coconut recipes: The New Coconut Treasure Book. Issued by General Foods (Hoboken), copyright 1934. - Booklet

The New Coconut Treasure Book. Issued by General Foods (Hoboken), copyright 1934. Booklet, 5" x 6-5/8" high, 40 pp. including covers. Color cover and illustrations. A recipe book for Baker's Coconut. Not stated is that this product was made at this time by the Franklin Baker Division of General Foods in Hoboken. It is likely that the publication itself was not produced in Hoboken. Baker's Coconut was made in two types: Premium Shred and Southern Style. Cross promotion for other General Foods products listed in ingredients such as Swans Down Cake Flour, Jell-O, Calumet Baking Powder, Minute Tapioca and Baker's Unsweetened Chocolate. These products are not depicted. Note that products

Image of [Baker's Coconut recipes] Coconut Glamour Desserts. Issued by Franklin Baker Div., General Foods, Hoboken, copyright 1949. - Booklet

[Baker's Coconut recipes] Coconut Glamour Desserts. Issued by Franklin Baker Div., General Foods, Hoboken, copyright 1949. - Booklet

Coconut Glamour Desserts. Issued by Consumer Service Department, Franklin Baker Division, General Foods, Hoboken, N.J., copyright 1949. Booklet, 5-1/8" x 6-7/8" high, 24 pp. including covers. Color cover and illustrations. A recipe book for Baker's Coconut. Two copies, both second edition, one is marked 2nd printing and the other 3rd printing. They appear the same in all superficial aspects. Baker's Coconut was made in two types: Premium Shred and Southern Style. The Shred was in a box and the Southern Style was canned. Package images seen on page [3]. Cross promotion for other General Foods products listed in ingredients such as Swans Down Cake Flour, Calumet Baking Powder, Post Toa

Image of Baker's Coconut recipes: Coconut Dishes That Everybody Loves. Issued by General Foods (Hoboken), copyright 1931. - Booklet

Baker's Coconut recipes: Coconut Dishes That Everybody Loves. Issued by General Foods (Hoboken), copyright 1931. - Booklet

Coconut Dishes That Everybody Loves. Issued by General Foods, no place, copyright 1931. Booklet, 5" x 6-5/8" high, 40 pp. including covers. Color covers and illustrations. A recipe book for Baker's Coconut. Not stated is that this product was made at this time by the Franklin Baker Division of General Foods in Hoboken although it is likely that the publication itself was not produced in Hoboken. The covers and selected page spreads are imaged. Baker's Coconut was made in two types: Premium Shred and Southern Style. Cross promotion for other General Foods products listed in ingredients such as Swans Down Cake Flour, Jell-O, Hellman's Mayonnaise, Log Cabin Syrup and Baker's Chocolate. The

Image of Products of General Foods. Brief Biographies of 29 Famous Products. Issued by General Foods, ca. 1934-1936. - Pamphlet

Products of General Foods. Brief Biographies of 29 Famous Products. Issued by General Foods, ca. 1934-1936. - Pamphlet

Products of General Foods. Brief Biographies of 29 Famous Products. Issued by General Foods Corporation (n.p. probably New York), no date, not before 1934 and probably issued 1936. Booklet, 8-3/8" high x 6" wide as read; issued as designed folded vertically to 3-1/8" wide; photos. Of interest to Hoboken are 2 product lines that were made here at this time: Baker's Coconut & related brands, page 9 (Franklin Baker Division); Log Cabin Syrup and Wigwam Syrup, pp. 14-15 (Log Cabin Products Co.) On pp. 11-12, Maxwell House Coffee and Sanka are discussed. (This is only a few years before Maxwell House would build a factory in Hoboken in 1938 - 1939.) It noted that Maxwell House plants mad

Image of Brochure: Baker's Coconut promotion for Premium Shred replacing Southern Style due to WWII. Issued by General Foods Corp., cpyrt 1943. - Brochure

Brochure: Baker's Coconut promotion for Premium Shred replacing Southern Style due to WWII. Issued by General Foods Corp., cpyrt 1943. - Brochure

Brochure: Baker's Coconut promotion for Premium Shred replacing Southern Style for the duration of World War Two. Issued by General Foods Corp., copyright 1943. Printed paper, full-color, 5-7/8" high x 10" wide folded to 3-5/16" wide. Not stated but Baker's Coconut was made by the Franklin Baker Division of General Foods and was located in Hoboken. Depicts two dancing cans of the Southern Style Coconut product in military uniforms and box of Premium Shred on panels 1 to 3 with rhyming text for each such as this found on the front cover, panel 1: I'm getting scarce! They need my tin! Because we've got a war to win. So good-by, folks, until it's through! And now let me present to y

Image of Booklet: Coconut, sun-sweetness from the tropics. Franklin Baker Company, Hoboken, New Jersey. 1928. - Booklet

Booklet: Coconut, sun-sweetness from the tropics. Franklin Baker Company, Hoboken, New Jersey. 1928. - Booklet

Booklet: Coconut, sun-sweetness from the tropics. Franklin Baker Company, Hoboken, New Jersey. 1928. Softcover 5" wide x 7" high. 32 pp. including covers. Printed in color with illustrations. Cooking and baking recipes for Baker's Coconut that came in three styles: Premium Shred, Southern Style, Milk-Packed. Page [32], back cover, has copyright "C 1928 P. Co. Inc." Recipes specify some brand names: Swans Down Cake Flour, Jell-O, Hellman's Blue Ribbon Mayonnaise, Baker's Chocolate. Cook book genre.

Image of Baker's Coconut Cut-Up Cakes. Published by Franklin Baker Div., General Foods Corp., Hoboken, 1956, 1st ptg. - Cookbook

Baker's Coconut Cut-Up Cakes. Published by Franklin Baker Div., General Foods Corp., Hoboken, 1956, 1st ptg. - Cookbook

Baker's Coconut Cut-Up Cakes. A calendar of new cake-making ideas! Published by Franklin Baker Division, General Foods Corporation, Hoboken, New Jersey. Copyright 1956. (First printing, 1956.) Booklet printed in full color, 4-3/4" x 6-1/4" high, unpaginated [32 pp.] Two copies. (See archives 2010.007.0189 for a copy of the second printing; it is the same in all regards except for the printing notice.) PDF - large & small - on file. It is not a true calendar or recipe book. A how-to decoration guide for a cake-of-the-month with blank lines for each month where an owner could record holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and other special events. On pages [2-3] "Baker's brings you a whole ye

Image of Baker's Coconut Recipes. Issued by Franklin Baker Co., Domestic Science Dept., Hoboken, copyright 1926. - Booklet

Baker's Coconut Recipes. Issued by Franklin Baker Co., Domestic Science Dept., Hoboken, copyright 1926. - Booklet

Baker's Coconut Recipes. Issued by the Franklin Baker Company, Domestic Science Department, Hoboken, N.J., copyright 1926. Booklet, 5-1/8" wide x 7-1/2" high, 16 pp. including covers. Color illustrated covers and spot illustrations. Pages [2] has the company's name and Hoboken address illustrations of a box and can of the coconut products. Page [3] has text "To Housewives, Domestic Science Teachers and Students" from Marion Hughes, Franklin Baker Company, Domestic Science Department. A table of contents is below her message. (Note the company was not yet a division of General Foods Corporation.)

Image of Baker's Coconut Animal Cut-Up Cakes. Published by General Foods Corp., White Plains, N.Y. Copyright 1959. - Cookbook

Baker's Coconut Animal Cut-Up Cakes. Published by General Foods Corp., White Plains, N.Y. Copyright 1959. - Cookbook

Baker's Coconut Animal Cut-Up Cakes. Published General Foods Corporation, White Plains, N.Y. Copyright 1959. Booklet printed in full color, 4-3/4" x 6-1/4" high, unpaginated [36 pp.] PDF on file. Note the product was produced the Franklin Baker Divison of General Foods and was or had been located in Hoboken, but this publication does not mention Franklin Baker and is credited to General Foods. Publication promoted the sale and use of Baker's Coconut and was the second in a series on these cake styles, the first was in 1956 (see archives 2010.007.0178 for this edition which was published by the Franklin Baker Division, Hoboken.) The title here has completely diffferent content than the 1956

Image of Baker's Coconut cookbook: Southern Style Coconut Recipes. Issued by Franklin Baker Div. of General Foods Corp. Copyright 1937. - Cookbook

Baker's Coconut cookbook: Southern Style Coconut Recipes. Issued by Franklin Baker Div. of General Foods Corp. Copyright 1937. - Cookbook

Southern Style Coconut Recipes. Issued by Franklin Baker Division of General Foods Corporation. Copyright 1937. Booklet, 4-1/2" x 6" high, 16 pp. Decorative artwork depicting Carribean scenes, the source of this coconut (although the company also imported from its own plantations in the Phillipine Islands.) The publication promoted Baker's Southern Style Coconut, a canned product made in Hoboken at this time where Franklin Baker was based. As part of the General Foods family of products, the cookbook also promotes other products they made by brand name in recipe ingredients such as Jell-O, Baker's Unsweetened Chocolate (this was Walter Baker's, a different division), Post Toasties, Gran

Image of Leaflet; Baker's Coconut reipes: Chocolate Chiffon Coconut Ring; Coconut Pumpkin Chiffon Pie. Franklin Baker Div., General Foods, Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1947-1955. - Recipe

Leaflet; Baker's Coconut reipes: Chocolate Chiffon Coconut Ring; Coconut Pumpkin Chiffon Pie. Franklin Baker Div., General Foods, Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1947-1955. - Recipe

Recipe leaflet for Chocolate Chiffon Coconut Ring; Coconut Pumpkin Chiffon Pie. Issued for Franklin Baker Division of General Foods Corp., Hoboken, no date, probably very late 1940s or early 1950s. Single leaf, 5" x 9" high; folds to 3" high. Printed both sides in color. Promoted Baker's Coconut which was made in Hoboken at this time as well as another General Foods product that was not made in Hoboken, Walter Baker's Unsweetened Chocolate. This item was probably not created in Hoboken and was probably done by General Foods at New York offices or facilities. Neither Franklin Baker, General Foods or Hoboken appears on item. The pie side promotes "Traditional Holiday Dessert with a Moder

Image of Ad, Baker's Coconut: I never saw what Teddy Bears were made of... By Franklin Baker Div., General Foods, White Plains, N.Y.; in unknown magazine, ca. 1961. - Ad, Magazine

Ad, Baker's Coconut: I never saw what Teddy Bears were made of... By Franklin Baker Div., General Foods, White Plains, N.Y.; in unknown magazine, ca. 1961. - Ad, Magazine

Baker's Coconut ad: I never saw what Teddy Bears were made of... until Baker's Coconut and Baker's Chocolate. Full-page color advertisement by (Franklin Baker Division) General Foods, White Plains, N.Y. as published in unknown magazine, probably 1961, page unknown. Clipped leaf, 10-1/4" x 13-13/16" high. Promoted Baker's Angel Flake Coconut with boxed package depicting the Teddy Bear cut-up cake. Baker's Chocolate was a separate product line and separate division of General Foods. The General Foods Kitchens logo is seen in black-and-white. End date for Franklin Baker operations in Hoboken has not been established, but as this ad shows, General Foods has dropped the Franklin Baker name a

Image of Baker's Coconut promotion: Package insert: Man-Dazzlin Beauties - Coconut Dream Cakes! General Foods Corp., cpyrt 1948. - Recipe

Baker's Coconut promotion: Package insert: Man-Dazzlin Beauties - Coconut Dream Cakes! General Foods Corp., cpyrt 1948. - Recipe

Package insert: Man-Dazzlin Beauties - Coconut Dream Cakes! Glamorous Cakes of Prize Perfection... Thanks to Swans Down Cake Flour and Baker's Coconut. Copyright 1948 General Foods Corp. Printed leaf, 7-3/8" wide x 8-7/8" high; originally folded to 2-1/4" x 3-3/4" wide for distribution. Printed two sides in color with color photograph and depiction of packages for both products. Baker's Coconut was made by the Franklin Baker Division of General Foods in Hoboken during this period. Cross promotion of their products was often done. Even in this publication in the recipe on side 1, Calumet Baking Powder, another major product, is listed as an ingredient. The back has seven recipes plus box