Jar, Marmite; Sanitarium Health Food Company; 1930s; MT2012.71.10

Name/Title

Jar, Marmite

About this object

Jar; a white glass jar that originally contained Marmite, a yeast extract, made as a by product from beer brewing. It was first produced in New Zealand in 1919.

Maker

Sanitarium Health Food Company

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1930s

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Canterbury, Christchurch

Medium and Materials

processed materials, glass
processed materials, metal, tin

Inscription and Marks

Lid has 'MARMITE /A SANITARIUM HEALTH FOOD'
Base of the jar has 'PROPERTY OF SANITARIUM HEALTH FOOD CO'

Measurements

h 98mm x di 85mm
small

Subject and Association Keywords

home economics/cooking/food/housekeeping

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.

Object Type

container

Object number

MT2012.71.10

Copyright Licence  

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