100 years of Duke's Mayonnaise: the South's favorite spread celebrates a century

About 10 years ago, Mark Sauer was behind one-way glass, watching a focus group assembled at a table topped with the wide universe of mayonnaise brands available to the American consumer.

“I saw something that was just amazing to me,” said Sauer, executive vice president of sales for Richmond’s C.F. Sauer Co., which saw its flagship product, Duke’s mayonnaise, turn 100 years old this year.

Two women, Sauer said, started talking about the Duke’s jar, with the familiar gold script on a black label.

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