Workers at the Tip Top factory in Auckland load canisters of ice cream into the fridge. The photograph was taken between the mid-1940s and 1960s. Ice-cream production increased rapidly from the late 1940s as home freezers became more common. From 1935 to 1970 ice-cream consumption per head of population increased 18-fold.
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Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira
Reference: Sparrow 2914[i]
Photograph by Sparrow Industrial Pictures Ltd
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