Spry vegetable shortening was introduced in 1936 by the Lever Brothers, now Unilever. Spry was produced to rival Procter & Gamble's Crisco. The daytime radio show "Aunt Jenny's Real Life Stories" endorsed Spry from 1937 to 1956. The show featured the character Aunt Jenny, a kindly housewife who shared tales while whipping up recipes that always featured Spry shortening. "Pure Vegetable Shortening For All Frying Cakes Pastry Biscuits Pies". The green and cream can is the hard-to-find 6 pound can with bail and lid. The can is in excellent condition with normal wear for its age. It measures 7 ¾" tall and 6 1/8" in diameter.