Kōrero: Otago region

Fruit canning factory, 1905 (2 o 2)

Fruit canning factory, 1905

Fruit canning developed in Central Otago partly because of the difficulty of shipping large quantities of fresh fruit to distant markets. This Roxburgh factory, which processed mainly apricots, was officially opened in 1905, with many locals in attendance.

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Hocken Library, University of Otago
Reference: SO5-064F

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Malcolm McKinnon, 'Otago region - Wool and farming', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/22645/fruit-canning-factory-1905 (accessed 12 May 2021)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 May 2015