PROGRESSO

Progresso - In 1905 a young Sicilian, Vincent Taormina, began a small importing business to bring authentic Italian foods to Italian-American families.

Driven by the wartime shortage of imported products, Progresso opened its original manufacturing plant in Vineland, N. J., where the company created the first Progresso premium soup in 1949, a minestrone based on an old family recipe.
It was the first canned, ready-to-serve soup in America.

 

 

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