Packet, crisps

Maker and role
Manufacturer: Proper Crisps (estab. 2007)
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Production place
Stoke/Nelson/Nelson Region/New Zealand
Rectangle flat shape bag, with cream sack textured background print. Red and gold text at the top reads " PROPER / HAND COOKED / CRISPS". Cartoon picture of potatoes, crisps and salt on a board near the bottom, with the text " ORGANIC / POTATOES / MARLBOROUGH SEA SALT / COMPOSTABLE BAG" in blue, white and black. The use of a compostable bag by Proper Crisps, was a first in Nelson and probably New Zealand for the snack food industry. Made out of a mix of corn sugars and wood pulp.
Media and materials
0 - Whole = Height x Width x Length (mm) = 15 x 191 x 310mm
Ray Bolderson; Nelson artists;
Business owners; Mina Wilkie-Smith; Ned Smith; Stuart Franklin; Kathryn Franklin
Food Industry; Snack Food; Health; Local; sustainability; environment
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Packet, Crisps. Nelson Provincial Museum Collection: NPM2019.88.3

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