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Lexington’s original peanut butter plant, 1946

Posted on June 26, 2014 | in Uncategorized | by
For $75,000, William T.  Young erected this factory in August of 1946 at 767 East Third St. for the manufacture of Big Top peanut butter. In 1955 he sold the brand to Procter & Gamble who renamed it Jif. The current Jiff plant sits nearby.

For $75,000, William T. Young erected this factory in August 1946 at 767 East Third Street to manufacture Big Top peanut butter. In 1955, he sold the brand to Procter & Gamble, which renamed it Jif. The current Jif plant is near this site.

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