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Corporate entry CSIRO Division of Food Preservation and Transport (1940 - 1960)

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

From
1940
Homebush, New South Wales, Australia
To
30 June 1960
Functions
Food or beverage industry, Industrial or scientific research and Transport
Reference No
CA 4367
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Location
Homebush, New South Wales

Summary

The Food Preservation and Transport Section, established in 1931, became the CSIRO Division of Food Preservation and Transport in 1940. The Division was located in Homebush, Sydney, but moved to new premises in Sydney's North Ryde at about the same time as adopting the new name of Division of Food Preservation, in June 1960.

Timeline

 c. 1926 - 1931 CSIR Cold Storage Investigations
       1931 - 1940 CSIR Food Preservation and Transport Section
             1940 - 1960 CSIRO Division of Food Preservation and Transport
                   1962 - 1971 CSIRO Division of Food Preservation
                         1971 - 1988 CSIRO Division of Food Research
                               1988 - 1992 CSIRO Division of Food Processing
                                     1992 - 1997 CSIRO Division of Food Science and Technology
                                           1997 - Food Science Australia - CSIRO

Related People

  • McKenzie, Hugh Albert (1923 - )

    Research Officer at CSIR/CSIRO Division of Food Preservation and Transport

    Date: 1945 - 1948

  • Olsen, Albert Mervyn (1917 - 2008)

    Bacteriologist (research officer) at the Division of Food Preservation and Transport, CSIRO, Homebush

    Date: 1942 - 1946

  • Robertson, Rutherford Ness (1913 - 2001)

    Senior Research Officer at the CSIRO Division of Food Preservation and Transport (1946 - 1947); Senior Principal Research Officer at the CSIRO Division of Food Preservation and Transport (1952 - 1955); Chief Research Officer at the CSIRO Division of Food Preservation and Transport (1955 - 1959);

    Date: 1946 - 1959

  • Taylor, Mervyn Coombe (1908 - 1981)

    Physicist at CSIR/CSIRO Section of Food Preservation and Transport

    Date: 1939 - 1960

Published resources

Books

  • Historical Directory of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research and Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, 1926-1976, CSIRO, Canberra, 1978, 101 pp. Details
  • Bastian, J. M.; McBean, D. McG.; Smith, M. B., 50 Years of Food Research, CSIRO, Melbourne, 1979. Details

Online Resources

See also

Ailie Smith