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The Manawatū Co-operative Dairy Company Ltd was established in 1960 following the merger of the Awahuri and Rongotea Co-Operative Dairy Companies. To cope with the enlarged intake of milk and cream a continuous butter making system was planned and a new butter factory was opened in 1968. At the time, it was the third largest dairy co-operative in New Zealand, having an ultimate capacity of 20,000 tons of butter a year, a whole milk capacity of 3000, 000 gallons of milk daily and production value of $11,000,000 annually. This booklet lists the Board of Directors, provides and history of the company, details the new continuous butter making system, and gives an overview of the facility.

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Object type
Multi-Page Document
Relation
A175-185
Date
circa 1968
Digitisation ID
2019Pa_A175-185_028467_001
Format
Paper
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Research File

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