Newspaper clippings

Scope and Content

Three newspaper clippings relating to the bakeries and baking activities of the Co-operative Wholesale Society. The first clipping comes from the Edinburgh Evening News, 17 Feb 1960, and is an article headed Here Come the 4100 Loaves an Hour. The article describes a visit to the St Cuthbert"s Port Hamilton Co-operative Bakery in Edinburgh, to witness the latest automatic baking equipment in action. The article mentions that Scottish Co-operative Wholesale Society Chancelot Flour Mills supplies the bakery, and that this is one of the most up-to-date mills in Scotland. The clipping was provided by Durrant"s Press Cuttings. The second clipping is an article from the Co-operative News, 9 May 1959, and is titled First Wheatsheaf Van Takes the Road. It is reporting on the news that the Co-operative Wholesale Society bread and confectionary division had taken delivery of 100 "mobile shops", built by the Co-operative Wholesale Society motor trade department, which would supplement ordinary delivery services. The third clipping is from Caterer and Hotel Keeper, 27 Oct 1962. The article describes vegetable preparation in the Co-operative Insurance Service building, Manchester.


Edinburgh Evening News, 17 Feb 1960.

Co-operative News, 9 May 1959.