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Borthwicks meat label

Borthwicks meat label

British companies with food distribution interests in the UK invested in the New Zealand meat-freezing industry. Borthwicks built and operated the Waitara freezing works in Taranaki. This label went on the canned ox tongue that was one of Borthwicks products.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'International economic relations - Britain and New Zealand, 1900 to 1940', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 September 2021)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, published 11 Mar 2010