Story: Food and beverage manufacturing

Stirring jam

Stirring jam

Teenage workers stir jam at S. Kirkpatrick & Co., Nelson, in the 1920s. Kirkpatrick’s ‘K’ jam was popular in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Jam manufacturers arose in areas where fruit was grown, such as Central Otago, Nelson and Hawke’s Bay.

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Nelson Provincial Museum, F. N. Jones Collection
Reference: 6x8 29

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Sarah Wilcox, 'Food and beverage manufacturing - Canning', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/22983/stirring-jam (accessed 31 May 2017)

Story by Sarah Wilcox, published 11 Mar 2010