Ever wonder why there’s a little string on the top of each box? It was designed for the Christmasseason, as the box was originally meant to be a Christmas tree ornament! The string was there to help the box hang from the tree, and it’s still around today.
Until Barnum’s Animals came around, crackers were sold in barrels or big tins. The single-serve box, which sold for five cents, was revolutionary at the time, and was such a success than many other brands followed suit.
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