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For sale is an original vintage VITA OLEOMARGARINE CARTON from the Baltimore Butterine Company. The carton features an odd company logo of a radiating clenched fist. This carton is marked with a 1925 Copyright date. Empty cardboard carton measures 5 inches long, by 2 3/4 inches wide, and 2 3/4 inches deep. A rare general store advertising collectible.

Butterine was imitation butter substitute made form animal fat with some other intermixed ingredients. Today, its known as margarine. Margarine was invented by a French chemist in 1869, when fats and oils were scarce in Western Europe. It was originally an extract from animal fat, but today margarine is mostly made from vegetable oils, including corn, cottonseed, safflower, soy and sunflower.


Weight 0.75 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 6 × 6 in