Tupper

Would you trust this man with your meat?

Meet Earl Tupper. While working as a chemical engineer for Du Pont in the 1940's, Mr. Tupper stumbled across a way to make plastics that were safe for food, and could be molded. He also worked on the airtight "seals" which he modeled after inverted paint can lids. The result of his long lonely nights in the dark dingy basement lab, was a product that came to be kn... Read More »