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MARKETING

DAIRY PRODUCE, HAM, BACON, ETC.

Dairy produce varies somewhat in price in accordance with locality, but the differences are not so great of late years, the increased railway facilities having brought about a greater uniformity of price.

DAIRY PRODUCE.

Article. Average Price.
Butter—
Fresh 1s. to 1s. 4d. per lb.
English, Normandy or Brittany 1s. per lb.
Salt 10d. to 1s. 2d. lb.
Margarine 6d. to 8d. per lb.
Cheese—
American 6d. to 8d. per lb.
Cheddar 10d. per lb.
Cheshire d. to 1s. per lb.
Cream 3d. to 1s. each.
Dutch 7d. to 9d. per lb.
Gorgonzola from 9d. per lb.
Gruyère from 10d per lb.
Stilton 1s. to 1s. 6d. per lb.
Eggs  
Hens 8d. to 2s. per doz.
Ducks' 1s. to 2s.,,
Geese 3s. to 4s.,,
Guinea Fowls' 1s. to 2s.,,
Plovers' 3s. to 5s.,,
Turkeys' 3s. to 4s.,,
Milk 4d. per qt.
,, Separated 2d
Cream 1s. to 3s. per pint.

BACON, HAM, ETC.

The cheaper parts of bacon vary from 5d. to 9d. per lb. but by reason of the quantity of bone contained in them they are not in reality more economical than the best.

Article. Average Price.
Bacon (best part). 10d to 1s. per lb.
Ham—
English 8d to 1s.,,
American d to 9½d.,,
Canadian. 7d to 9d.,,
Lard 7d. to 10d..,,
Pickled Pork 8d
Sausages 8d. to 1s.,,


PROVISIONS AND HOUSEHOLD REQUISITES.

For groceries, tinned provisions, jams, biscuits and other household requisites, the prices quoted will be found a fair average of those charged by the principal provision dealers and grocers in London and the chief provincial towns.

Tinned meats, soups, fish, poultry, fruit and vegetables now occupy an important place in our food supply, being available at any time, and handy substitutes when fresh provisions are difficult to procure. In the respective chapters will be found recipes giving full directions for their use.