Bag, oatmeal; Fleming & Co Ltd; [?]; CT81.1244f
Bag, oatmealAbout this object
Oatmeal bag; a cotton bag for 'Thistle Oatmeal', manufactured in Gore. The bag is printed in colour with: '5lbs net, Medium Cut, Thistle Oatmeal, Thistle Brand, High Grade Cereal Product, Trade Mark Registered, Fleming & Company Ltd, Gore, N.Z.' and on the other side: '"Prepared in the Creamoata Mills by Fleming & Company Limited, Gore, N.Z." Is Good To Eat'.
The Creamoata factory was the home of Fleming’s Creamoata, an oatmeal porridge that was the staple breakfast for thousands of New Zealand children for much of the 20th century. The mill was built in 1919 and was closed in 2001 when the overseas owners shifted the operation to Australia.
processed material, textile, cotton.Inscription and Marks
Printed on front: '5lbs net / MEDIUM CUT / Thistle Oatmeal / THISTLE BRAND / HIGH GRADE CEREAL PRODUCT / TRADE MARK REGISTERED / FLEMING & COMPANY LTD / GORE, N.Z.' and on the reverse: 'THISTLE OATMEAL / "Prepared in the / Creamoata Mills by / Fleming & Company / Limited, Gore, N.Z." / IS GOOD / TO EAT'Measurements
l 325mm x w 190mm
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