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Old 10-01-2009, 12:25 PM
Location: South Carolina - The Palmetto State
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I love B&M baked beans - luckily they are sold here in South Carolina!

I remember the smell of B&M along with the old JJ Nissen plant together - good memories!

Good to hear they will rebuild the sign!
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Old 03-19-2010, 08:06 AM
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You'll be happy to know that B&M is unveiling a new sign today

WCSH6.com | Portland, ME | New sign for B&M Baked Beans plant
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Old 03-19-2010, 08:56 AM
Location: 43.55N 69.58W
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Phew! Just in the nick of time too! How else would everyone know they're leaving northern Massachusetts?
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Old 03-19-2010, 08:43 PM
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Sign One of Falmouth Maine has replaced the 70ft. B&H sign! What a great job they did! also it is the biggest and best sign Portland no make that Maine no make that New England has to offer!
Thanks Sign One for putting Portland back on the map with the Beautiful Burnham & Morrill sign we can now all enjoy!
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Old 04-14-2010, 08:19 PM
Location: portland, me
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The best part about the new sign... it lights up.
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Old 10-11-2010, 05:33 AM
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The old sign lit up in the early years but lighting had failed in recent years. Sign is lit with LED lights instead of florescent to save 75% in electricity costs! Notice the building exterior has been upgraded! The B&M Beans are the only beans baked in open kettles in America, the competition steam heat (retort) the beans in cans. So its not an accident that they taste better!
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Old 10-11-2010, 05:37 PM
Location: Florida (SW)
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B&M Beans.....if you dont have time to bake your own.....the next best thing. A Maine tradition...but buy a can of their brown bread--now that's good eaten.
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