Story: Food and beverage manufacturing

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Home freezer

Domestic deep freezers only became available from the 1950s. They were especially appealing to rural families who could use them to store perishable food. Deep freezers opened up a whole new range of food products for manufacturers, such as frozen vegetables.

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Reference: Helen Leach, The pavlova story: a slice of New Zealand’s culinary history. Dunedin: Otago University Press, 2008, p. 118, illustration 8.3

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Sarah Wilcox, 'Food and beverage manufacturing - Changing technology and tastes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 July 2024)

Story by Sarah Wilcox, published 11 Mar 2010