The Colonel's Kitchen
"This one really wasn't that hard to crack ... The ingredients are printed on the container! The only difficult part was working out the correct ratios for each spice, or herb... But patient perserverance, and good 'ole "trial and error" saved the day.
OLD BAY was invented in the 1940's by an American German immigrant named Gustav Brunn. Initially, it was intended only for use on Crab Meat (as there was plenty of it in the Chesapeake Bay area where Gustav lived!), but in the last decade or so, McCormick's marketing team has encouraged it's use in other food areas, such as poultry and salads."