Kōrero: Agricultural processing industries

Chew Chong's Jubilee Dairy Factory

Chew Chong's Jubilee Dairy Factory

Chinese immigrant and shopkeeper Chew Chong was an early dairy entrepreneur. He opened his Jubilee Dairy Factory at Eltham in 1887, followed by others elsewhere in Taranaki. By the early 1890s local farmers had decided to club together in a cooperative dairy factory. They would supply it with milk and take the profit themselves – rather than letting it go to a commercial middleman.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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Jane Tolerton, 'Agricultural processing industries - Dairy processing in the 19th century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/25152/chew-chongs-jubilee-dairy-factory (accessed 23 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Jane Tolerton, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010