Story: Food and beverage manufacturing

Thermette

Watch a thermette boiling water. Invented by a New Zealander in 1929, these devices were popular with motorists, who could pull over and quickly boil some water for a cup of tea by stuffing some twigs in the centre column and lighting them.

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Sarah Wilcox. 'Food and beverage manufacturing - Tea and coffee', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated 10-Jul-13
URL: http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/23007/thermette