Tin of 'Oxton Brand Delicious Casserole Steak with spaghetti'

Production date
1939-1945

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Empty tin of 'Oxton Brand Delicious Casserole Steak with spaghetti. Free from preservatives. Complying with the statutory requirements of the Ministry of Food 1941'. Meat was a food high in protein value and a necessity because of its shortage in camp rations. In 1940, net weight of hot and cold meats included in each parcel was 32ozs; reduced to 20ozs in 1941 at the request of the Ministry of Food because of meat shortage, and increased in January 1942 to 26ozs. Maximum amount of meat per tin allowed by Ministry of Food from 1941 was 45%.
Collection Type
Objects
Catalogue Number
2000/10

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