Story: Food and beverage manufacturing

Bread queue

Bread queue

People queue to buy their bread from the Holsum Bread shop in George Street, Dunedin, on the Thursday before the Easter weekend in 1948. From 1945 shop trading hours and bread factory working hours were a five-day 40-hour week. This meant stale bread for Monday’s sandwiches for many people.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 15 April 2006, p. 45

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Sarah Wilcox, 'Food and beverage manufacturing - Bread', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 June 2024)

Story by Sarah Wilcox, published 11 Mar 2010