CHEESE v BUTTER.
The Imperial demand wr cheese fot the British army has effected a remarkable change in toe dairying in. dustry in Otago ani Southland, in common with other pastoral districts--throughout the Drminion. There been a notable increase in the manufacture of cheep* and it ia stated that one company if establishing 88 cheese factories in tie southern district in order to copewith the abnormal demand. Crrameries are being con. verted into cheese factories, as it is much mor< profitable to manfacture cheese for export. A representative of the m<Ußtiy explains that while it takes 2£ gallons of milk (approximately)to produce a pound of butter which ealisesHd. i, th d vvhoS nmktf, it requiree only about one gallo. to y.eld a pound of worw 9d., therefore it require/,!; labtnous calculation to show why it k
more profitable nowadays to tnauu facture cbp"pe in preference to butter rip is of opinien that the tendency in future will be materially to rlecrase tho ouSpiii of butter for export; as the exp'uHSQOi of Caoddiau dairyman in :i">i-rri'»l tunes bunn rlemonatrative at QrmUn- profit; from the manufacture of obefise. Hβ thought, before the tip'ing in Naw Zealand, the price of biiocof will agiin b9 increased.
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CHEESE v BUTTER., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3467, 22 June 1915