Story: Inventions, patents and trademarks

The Vacreator

The Vacreator

The hygienic and effective Vacreator system for steam-pasteurising cream is shown in this 1947 photograph. It was developed in the 1930s by two Waikato dairy farmers, and later became popular in the US.

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Reference: AAQT 6539/A1919

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Mark Derby, 'Inventions, patents and trademarks - Farming inventions', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/25397/the-vacreator (accessed 17 November 2019)

Story by Mark Derby, published 11 Mar 2010, updated 24 Feb 2015