Vintage Food Labels
This fruit crate label was used on Deer Mark Brand Sweet Potatoes, c. 1940s: 'Deer Mark Brand Louisiana Porto Rican Sweet Potatoes. Distributed by Louisiana Strawberry & Vegetable Dist. Co. Hammond, Louisiana. Packed by Opelousas Sweet Potato Co. Sunset, Louisiana.' Crate labels were a frequent means of marketing fruit and vegetable packer brands at the turn of the century.