Perishable produce : final report of the Board Appointed by His Excellency the Governor in Council to inquire into the alleged deteriorated condition of Victorian butter in England and to report as to the best means of maintaining a high standard for perishable produce exported from Victoria : with minutes of evidence and appendices

Corporate Author: Board Appointed to Inquire into the Alleged Deteriorated Condition of Victorian Butter in England
Other Authors: Graham, George, 1838-1922, Graves, James Howlin, 1827-1910, Brake, James Hugh, 1854?-1915, McGregor, Robert, 1853-1931, McLeod, Donald Norman, 1848-1914, Baker, Thomas, 1840-1923
Published: Melbourne : Robt. S. Brain, Government Printer, 1897
Parliamentary Paper Number: Parliamentary paper (Victoria. Parliament) ; 1897, no. 31
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Item Description: "Presented to both Houses of Parliament by His Excellency's command"
Board comprised: George Graham (Chairman), James H. Graves, James Brake, Robert McGregor, Donald N. McLeod and Thomas Baker.
Includes dissenting minority report from Thomas Baker.
WItnesses examined: George Neilson (Curator Royal Horticultural Society's Gardens Burnley), John Lamont Dow (journalist), James Lang (orchardist), Percy Richmond Baker (export and commission agent), Edward Nicholls (Asst. Traffic Manager Vic. Railways), David Wilson, James Byrne ,John Thomas Cosgrove (Shipping Manager Dalgety & Co.), Charles Alfred Bramwell (employee at the freezing chamber), John Farrar Hiles, Benjamin Jones (Manager London Branch Co-operative Whoesale Society), William Telford Webb M.L.A., Charles Frederick Taylor (Acting Secretary Fresh Food and Storage Co.), Thomas Foster (accountant Fresh Food and Frozen Storage Co.), James Wilson (in charge of dairy factory at the Fresh Food Co.), Sydney V. Meadows (proprietor Rialto Butter Factory), Fred Rawll (Manager Rialto Butter Factory), James Wood (member of Wood, Dunne & Co.), Howarth William Bartram (general merchant and agent Queen Street), Charles Wood (produce merchant King Street), John Dougall, Samuel McKay (fruit merchant Mildura), Thomas James (Manager Western & Wimmera Districts Victoria Freezing Co.), Horace Frank Richardson (auctioneer & produce broker) and John Cooke (Chairman Directors Deniliquin Meat Works)
Appendices include memoranda from R. Hain (Secretary Board of Export of Perishable Products) and A. N. Pearson (Chemist for Lands, Agriculture and Victorian Water Supply)
Physical Description: vii, 95p. ; 33cm.

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