A look modern tomato growing techniques in New South Wales.
Unissued / Unused material -
Title reads: "Modern Industry". Australian voiceovered newsreel material.
Cowra, New South Wales, Australia.
VS Fields of tomatoes in the Lachlan Valley near Cowra. VS Boxes of tomatoes arriving at the local cannery. VS After washing they are graded for size and then moved along conveyor belts and women pick them by hand for quality. VS The tomatoes are put into cans by hand and then they are sealed. The cans move along to cooking plant. VS Cans after cooking are cooled by being lowered into tubs of water. VS In laboratory the portion of tomato being checked. MS Cans being boxed for shipment.
(Comb. F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 30/04/1967.