Who invented Tupperware?

An inventor from Massachusetts named Earl D. Tupper invented Tupperware in 1942.

In the 1930s, Tupper, a chemist at Du Pont, experimented with a new durable plastic called polyethylene.

Tupper thought it could be used for all types of housewares, and he developed some test products.

The first piece of Tupperware, a bathroom cup, was introduced to department stores in 1945. It outsold its competitors.

Tupperware’s sales mushroomed when Tupper created the marketing device of the home party. By 1954, in-home sales topped $25 million.

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