Pitch perfect: fruit

As the Pitch Perfect series continues, we today feature a collection of 1949 advertising slogans that were used to market fruits, nuts, and, though we’re not sure we see the connection, flowers.

All good things come in pears (Oregon-Washington-Calif. Pear Bureau).
All they’re cracked up to be (Calif. Walnut Growers Assn.).
Always best (Farm Fresh Fruiterers).
An apple a day (Wash. State Apple Comm.).
An apple a day is Doc Apple’s way (Pac. Northwest Fruits, Inc.).
Aristocrat of salad fruits, The (Calavo Growers of Calif.).
Awful fresh (MacFarlane Nut Co.).

Best for juice and every use (Sunkist oranges).
Blue Goose stands today, as always, for quality (Am. Fruit Growers).
Brand that so successfully meets the can-opener test, The (Haserot Co.).
Buy them by the dozen for their many uses (Sunkist lemons).

Citrus that sells (Florida Frozen Fruit).
Crackin’ good walnuts (Calif. Walnut Growers Assn).

Eat more apples, take less medicine (Virginia Hort. Society).
Every day in some way (United Prune Growers of Calif.).

Famously good (apples), Skookum Packers Assn.
Final touch to a tasty dish, The (cherries), Liberty Cherry & Fruit Co.
First thing on arising (Sunkist lemons).
Flavor first (Del Monte fruits).
For you the juice is best, your cows thrive on the rest (citrus pulp).
From balls of sunshine to your good health (fruit and vegetable juices).
From famous orchards of the great west (Pinnacle Orchards).
Fruit of connoisseurs, The (Pinnacle Orchards), Medford, Ore.
Full crate of satisfaction, A (fresh fruits and vegetables), Miller-Cummings.
Full of sunshine and good health (Calif. Prune & Apricot Growers).

Good to the core (Pac. Northwest Fruits), Yakima, Wash.

Had your iron today (Sun-Maid Raisin Growers Assn.).
How young will you be at 50? (Sun-Maid Raisin).

If it’s out of this world, it’s here (Kaufman).
In any event, wire flowers.

Just open the can and pour (Florida orange juice).

Keep regular the healthful way (lemon and water), Sunkist.

Little Don spreads happiness with flowers (Mission Florists).

Most-a-pound-a-piece (Pinnacle Orchards).

Nature’s chosen apple land (Wenatchee District Co-op Assn.).

One taste is worth a thousand words (MacFarlane Nut Co.).
Only the fairest get the squeeze (oranges).
Orchids … naturally (Thomas Young Orchids, Inc.).

Peel a bite of health (Fruit Dispatch Co.).
Pick o’ the season fruit club (Pinnacle Orchards).
Pinnacle of perfection in fruit, The (Pinnacle Orchards).
Pure, natural, unsweetened (Del Monte pineapple).

Red apples for red cheeks (Hood River Apple Growers Assn.).
Richer juice, finer flavor (Sunkist oranges).

Say it with flowers (Society of American Florists).
Say it with flowers, by wire (Florists Tel. Delivery Assn.).
Scotchman who KILT high prices, awful fresh MacFarlane, The (nuts).
Share your happiness (Penn, the Florist), Boston, Mass.
Superba Fruit Basket (Pinnacle Orchards).

Taste B4U buy (MacFarlane Nut Co.).
They must be good (Sunsweet prunes).
They’re wonderful so many ways (Calif. Cling Peaches).
This is the walnut age (Am. Walnut Mfrs. Assn.).
True expression of heart-felt sympathy, A (Florists Assn.).
Tune the meal and tone the system (Florida Citrus Exchange).

Uniformly good (Calif. Fruit Growers Exchange).
Uniformly good oranges (Calif. Fruit Growers Exchange), Sunkist.

When you take cold, take lemons (Sunkist).
When you think of better greenhouses, think of King.
Where quality counts (canned vegetables and fruits), Luce Packing Co.

Year ’round Fruit Club (Pinnacle Orchards).

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