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MacPhee House Community Museum

Pack, Tablets


Accession number: 2013.005.007
Date: 1985 – 1990
Materials: Aluminum Foil; (Contents, Rennet)
Measurements: 3 cm L x 3 cm W x 0.25 cm ThickLength and Width are for individual pouches. Row of three Length = 9 cm, Row of two L = 6.0 cm Tablet dimensions are D = 1.45 cm, T = 0.25 cm (less 2x the thickness of the foil)
Brand: Junket
Narrative: These pouches are from a packet of rennet tablets collected by the donor after it was determined that further use of the product would not be successful due to the passage of too long a period since its original purchase. The Georeferrence is for the donor's home.
For information on rennet in making junket desserts see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Junket_(dessert)
For the history of the Junket brand and Salada Foods, see http://www.junketdesserts.com/history.aspx
Description: 5 co-joined foil pouches containing one tablet each in one row of three and one row of two.
History of Use: Sold at retail, in a box (2013.005.006) and used in a domestic situation for use in dessert preparation until the tablets were deemed no longer useable. Collected by donor.
Manufacturer: Salada Foods