Story: Agricultural processing industries

New Zealand Co-operative Dairy Company dried milk plant, Waitoa, 1924

In 1919 the New Zealand Dairy Association and the Waikato Co-operative Dairy Company merged to form the New Zealand Co-operative Dairy Company, the largest such cooperative in the country. This is the company's dried milk plant at Waitoa, near Morrinsville, in 1924.

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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