Story: Agricultural processing industries

Making cheese

Making cheese

These men making cheese are in an unidentified dairy factory around 1910. They are draining the whey from the curds, which will form cheese once it has been made into blocks, pressed and dried.

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Jane Tolerton, 'Agricultural processing industries - Dairy factories in the 20th and 21st centuries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 May 2022)

Story by Jane Tolerton, published 11 Mar 2010