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Phillips County Museum News for Wednesday, June 27, 2024

The earliest large creamery in Malta was completed in October 1912 but did not start operating until March 1913. The one-story building contained the most modern and up-to-date machinery. It was stated that special attention was being given to sanitation. The first board of directors consisted of R. V. Tucker, Phil Caselberg, J. F. Kilduff, H. G. Robinson and Dr. George W. Clay.

Mrs. Atwood of Strater sent in the first cream. Only butter was produced at the beginning. The butter was marketed under the name “Malta’s Pride” which was the winning name suggested by Mrs. Clarence Brockway. The butt...


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