In 1881, Samuel Kirkpatrick founded a cannery in Nelson, and soon tinned fruit, vegetables and meat bearing the distinctive 'K' label were being sold throughout Australasia.
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Alexander Turnbull Library, Gear Meat Company Collection (Eph-F-MEAT-Gear)
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