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1960 Royal Dairy Show London- Australian Cheese wins highest UK award



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I960 ROYAL DAIRY SHOW LONDON AUSTRALIAN CHEESE WINS Hl~GHEST“U,K. AWARD .

STATEMENT BY THE MINISTER FOR PRIMARY INDUSTRY,MR.C.F. ADERMANN

"The Bledisloe Challenge Trophy for the best exhibit

of Commonwealth Cheddar Cheese at the I960 Royal Dairy Show, \

London, was won by the Maffra Co-operative Milk Products Co.

Ltd. of Gippsland, Victoria", Mr. C.F. Adermann the Minister

for Primary Industry announced today.

The Bledisloe Trophy is awarded to the best exhibit

from British Commonwealth countries and in past years has

always been won by Canadian or New Zealand· exhibits. This

is the first time an Australian cheese has won the award.

Mr. Adermann said, "The fact that the Bledisloe·-

Trophy was awarded to an Australian cheese this year is a

tribute to the very marked improvement both in quality and

condition of Australian cheese generally." Mr. W.R. Alexander,

one of the United Kingdom’s most experienced judges, said the

Maffra Exhibit was an outstanding exhibit. '

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