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This excerpt shows how Consumer Reports Magazine reviewed canned soups in December 1939. This excerpt demonstrates how hikers potentially reviewed and selected what to take on their journey. Cost and weight would factor into whether a hiker selected these items. For both tomato and chicken soup, Campbell Soup Co. ranked second.


Date:

12/1939

Creator:

Consumer Union Reports

Subject

Trail Food

Contributor

Janet Hammond

Format

PDF

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Consumer Union Reports, “Consumer Report Magazine Excerpt,” Appalachian Trail Histories, accessed May 8, 2021, https://appalachiantrailhistory.org/items/show/1224.
Image of 1940 Consumer Reports excerpt about the best canned chicken and tomato soups