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Pea intake

Pea intake

A truck tips its load of peas into an intake bin at Wattie’s processing plant in the Hawke’s Bay. The peas are inspected for foreign matter before being frozen, dried or canned.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Market gardens and production nurseries - Processed vegetables and seed production', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 June 2024)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Nov 2008