Kōrero: Kirkpatrick, Samuel

Advertisement for Kirkpatrick and Company's tinned goods

Advertisement for Kirkpatrick and Company's tinned goods

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.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library, Gear Meat Company Collection (Eph-F-MEAT-Gear)
Reference: Eph-F-MEAT-Gear-006

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Dawn M. Smith. 'Kirkpatrick, Samuel', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1993. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/2k11/kirkpatrick-samuel (accessed 29 June 2022)