Hershey's Progress Cocoa Tin

Original Hershey Cocoa Tin (Yes, THAT Hershey's) made for bulk sales.

Metal Tin measures 18 inches tall and is 12 inches x 12 inches wide.

Dated from approximately 1906 this tin originally held approx 17 pounds of Hershey Progress Cocoa (At the time, 5 pounds wholesaled for about $1)

Though the side label is not complete it shows the original Formula for Hot Chocolate:

Make a thick paste by adding slowly cold water to 4 ounces of Cocoa Powder.  Stir thoroughly until all lumps are worked out of the Cocoa and then add this to one quart of boiling water.  Stir for about 6 or 7 minutes. Add to this one (*missing*) of rich milk and serve from urn.

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