C. C. Lang & Son, was a Baltimore-based pickle manufacturing company. Founded by German immigrant C.C. Lang . Located in one of the chief canning cities of the United States, the pickle and kraut company supplied their own cucumbers through the Lang Farm, located in Glen Arm, Maryland.
Started by German immigrant C.C. Lang, the business was passed down to Charles Gottlieb Lang, (1890–1956) who expanded the small business into an enterprise employing 700 persons in Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina, North Carolina, New York, and Michigan. At one time, it rivaled the H.J. Heinz Company, which had also been founded by a German-American whose father and grandparents had immigrated from Kallstadt, Germany.
In the 1940s this "pickle-packing" industry was made up of about 300 pickle packers around the country. In addition to C.C. Lang & Son, these companies include the well known H. J. Heinz Company and Hunt Foods, as well as California Packing Corp, Green Bay Food Co, and Libby, McNeill & Libby just to name a few.
Today, the site is the home of the Leonard Paper Company.
725 North Haven Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
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