Girl Scouts & Nut Sales

Putting a date on those old, vintage Girl Scout nut tins can be a challenge. Maybe this page can help.

The mid- 1950's though the 1970's seemed to be the "hey-day" for tins with the Girl Scout logo on them. Mostly they were metal printed tins, but sometimes paper labels were used. Planters & Fisher's Peanuts were late comers and didn't seem to last too long.

 There were 4 companies involved with nut sales:

  • Peanut Corporation of America

  • Peanut Products Company (simply the new name for Peanut Corporation of America)

  • Lummis & Co.

  • Planters 

  • Fisher

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Peanut Corporation of America

Des Moines, Iowa & Indianapolis, Indiana

Mixed Nuts, Blanched Virginia Peanuts, Spanish Peanuts

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Peanut Products Company

Des Moines, Iowa & Indianapolis, Indiana

Formerly known as Peanut Corporation of America

Blanched Virginia Peanuts, Mixed Nuts, Cashewettes, Peanut Crunch

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6.5 ounces
key open
post 1962 (girl is wearing the 1963 Junior uniform)

Lummis & Co.

Philadelphia, PA and other places

Large Salted Virginia Peanuts, Salted Mixed Nuts, Peanut Crunch, Dry Jet Roasted Peanuts

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1969

Planters

Suffolk, VA

Salted Peanuts, Mixed Nuts, Old Fashioned Peanut Candy

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Fisher

Battle Creek, Michigan

Dry Roasted Peanuts, Peanut Crunch, Mixed Nuts

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