Huntley & Palmers Ginger Nuts carton - 1930s A tubular cardboard carton with its round label in green and yellow with 'Ginger Nuts' surrounded by Huntley & Palmers Reading Biscuits. In 1933 Huntley and Palmers carried out a large sales promotion on Ginger Nut biscuits, including the introduction of John Ginger. Why Huntley and Palmers decided to produce this 'tin' using pressed cardboard is unknown. The firm had begun to use paper packaging in the early 1900s which was proving very popular, selling over 5 million packets a year by 1914. No further novelty tins were produced in pressed cardboard. A rare thing and maybe a lesson for today in terms of recycling... 20cm long 7cm diameter £39.00 including postage to U.K. zone 1 addresses. For postage costs to addresses outside U.K. zone 1 and overseas postage please enquire prior to placing your order thank you.
1930s Huntley & Palmer’s Ginger Nuts Biscuit Carton