Corporate entry H. J. Heinz Co Australia Ltd (1935 - 1998)
- Food or beverage industry
Established in 1935, H. J. Heinz Co Australia Ltd produced beverages, canned foods, cereals, mayonnaise, pasta and other foods. Its parent company Heinz was based in America and began importing their products to Australia in the 1880s. Then in 1934 Heinz (UK) began production in Australia. The following year H.J. Heinz Co Australia Ltd was formed in Victoria and production started from a factory in Richmond, Melbourne on 1 August 1935. In 1998 the company took over Heinz-Wattie's of New Zealand to form Heinz Wattie's Australasia.
- Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_h.html. Details
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