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Title: Watson's butter factory at Spearwood, 1935
Imprint: Perth : Daily News, 1935
Notes: First published in The Daily News, 28 November 1935, page 1. Digital copy taken from microfilm at State Library of WA, 2018.
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Summary: In 1932 Hal Watson, son of William Watson who founded Watson's Foods and the Watsonia brand, introduced a butter factory to the company's expanding array of services at Spearwood. Until then much of the butter used in Western Australia had to be imported from the eastern states as there was not enough production in WA to meet demand. The factory was a success, prompting the WA dairy industry to step up production and send their milk to Watson's by train each morning. William Watson (standing, fifth from left) and the Minister for Industrial Developent (bending over machine) toured the factory in 1935.
Subject: Cockburn Region (W.A.) -- Spearwood
Butter industry -- Cockburn Region (W.A.)
Watsonia
Watson's butter factory at Spearwood, 1935

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