National Geographic : 1940 Nov
Photograph byGabriel Moulin Peel, Peel, Peel! Ripe Tomatoes Wait for No Man, So Canneries Bustle During the Short Season The tomatoes have been washed, scalded to loosen the skins, and then sprayed with cold water to make peeling even easier. Skins and cores areremoved with specially designed knives. In this Del Monte plant, the cans are filled solidly, no juice being added. Liquid found on opening drained from thetomatoes when they were cooked.