For sale is an original 1930s WHEAT-GRITS BAG from the Voight Milling Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan. The new old stock paper stock features the slogan: “Always use Voigt’s Crescent Brands of Flour”. Sack measures 4 inches by 8 1/4 inches. Wheat Grits are made from whole wheat with high fiber content in granular form, reddish brown, yellow and creamy white. A nice general store collectible.
From the early 1860s until the mid-1950s, flour milling was one of the more prosperous industries in Grand Rapids. For 57 years the Voigt Milling Company (VMC) was highly recognized in the flour milling industry in West Michigan. The firm had its resources in the Star Mill and Crescent Mill. Star Mill, erected in 1868 by Mitchell and Hibbard, was situated on North Front Street south of Bridge Street.