Story: Food and beverage manufacturing

Aerated water company

This print from 1895 shows the Thomson, Lewis & Co. factory in Wellington. It produced aerated water and cordials and was a supplier to the Union Steam Ship Company of New Zealand. In the late 1800s most New Zealand towns had an aerated water factory.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: D-002-005-002
Lithograph by F. W. Niven & Co.

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Sarah Wilcox, 'Food and beverage manufacturing - Cold drinks', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/zoomify/22999/aerated-water-company (accessed 5 December 2021)

Story by Sarah Wilcox, published 11 Mar 2010