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The London correspondent of the •• Sydney Morning Herald " writes |-*»Tbe most rom ukable incident m praotioal soieno > is the recont teßt ani exhibition of a now process of me_t preservation. I havo been a witness of the marvel — a most oheap and simple process of food preservation of the utmost interest to the oolonies Hera is one thing that it claims to do, and which I have no doubt about. It can treat 30 carcases of oxan for 30s, the time occupied boing3 Jioars, nnd eond them a six or twelve weeks trip as ordinary cargo, and guarantee its arrival f rest and good and as pure as tbe day the meat was {killed. I saw mpats, fruits, fish, many weeks qd, as good m appearance" 'anp flavour as wben they were subjeotea to tbo inventor's simple operation, Lopdpn soientifio men baye subjected tba foods to severe teats, and are satinfled that at last one of tho greatest problems of the day is being solved. By and by "The Fairy Tale " will be publio properly. I mention it here as something of the very greatest moment to Australia. Ice is not a factor ijx the new method ; do Ice- room is reauired, and tbe meat ie not sodden ed, nor ie fruit «ofte'ned jLmagine the possibiiity of Australia typing rabbits to^aocount-;; they ore a popular art"ole ot food throughout Great Britain 5 by tbe aid of t&e pew invention they could bo packed like herrings, and arrive not only sweet and good, but could be kept a week or so at the poulterer's afterwards, Jn England rt»ri_g the year tons of fish are destroyed through baiDg too long at sea, or from arriving §t an over-stocked market, Every • tinuck an#- utgajaor nan be fitted with "treated water)' 'into whioh iish when c mght be thrown. They - ill thus remain as fresh as when daught for weeks [ saw eels and white herrings whioh bad been kept a fortnight that had as fresh a 1 sea omeil J cs if they bad just come to market, wha. a" blosßi#gjto tjae poor if j all this works out m practice as the m- : veator claims, and as I sincerely believe it wjlH „ ••

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THE PROCESS OF MEAT PRESERVATION, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2094, 22 March 1889

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THE PROCESS OF MEAT PRESERVATION Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2094, 22 March 1889