We know you’re familiar with Loafy and that cheery orange medium cheddar cheese packaging, but Loafy wasn’t always so dressed up. Tillamook Cheese loafs have come a long way from their paraffin dip shells and wooden crates to the airtight “shrink bags” they come in now. Here’s a look at our Tillamook packaging roots from the archives…
Here is a 2# baby loaf and other cheese sizes from our early days ready to ship in a wooden crate.
February 11th, 1935 is the first date that the name “Baby Loaf” was used.
Check out these fancy boxes! There were a variety of cartons the paraffin dipped Baby Loaf was sold in.
In 1966, Baby Loaf gets its first Morning Star Ship seal.
In the mid 1980’s the shrink bag replaced the paraffin wax dip on the Baby Loaf and other products.
Here’s Baby Loaf with other 1 lb packages in the 1990’s.
In 2003 all types of Tillamook Cheese packaging got a new look reminiscent of the old style “Tillamook on the rind.”
Happy 100th Anniversary! Tillamook Cheese turned 100 in 2009 with some celebratory packaging.
In 2010 Baby Loaf began wearing its “Word’s Best Medium Cheddar” title proudly.
Now who knows what’s next for our tasty Baby Loaf!