Vanilla - For Employees Use Only  

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The Vanilla product was only for sale within The Upjohn Company. The story I heard was that Martha Parfet, wife of CEO Ted Parfet, used a lot of vanilla in her cooking but could not find a good quality source of it. Since The Upjohn Company already used large quantities of vanilla flavoring in products like Kaopectate, the materials were already in-house. It didnít take much effort to formulate and bottle it. It was a popular product with employees because batches were made through the 1970s and 80s. It was discontinued in 1990. At some point the main ingredient changed to imitation vanilla.




             

     

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