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CHUN KING

In 1947 in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, food salesman Jeno Paulucci founded Chun King Corp.  He rented a quonset hut, formerly a rutabaga cannery, and set up a hydroponic garden where he grew bean sprouts, and started packing chicken chow mein in cans. Within weeks he was selling 300 cases a day.

 

 

 

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