Story: Dairying and dairy products

Dunedin, 1882

Dunedin, 1882

Although the Dunedin is mainly remembered for carrying the first frozen meat to Britain in 1882, it also carried the first small shipment of butter.

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Hugh Stringleman and Frank Scrimgeour, 'Dairying and dairy products - Expansion of dairying', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 9 December 2023)

Story by Hugh Stringleman and Frank Scrimgeour, published 24 Nov 2008