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Midland Cattle Products

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1929. British Industries Fair catalogue.

of 29-32 Bordesley Street, Birmingham. Telephone: Central 276-7. Cables: "Utilise, Birmingham"

  • 1910 Midland Cattle Products commenced as a casings processor.
  • 1919 It established a rendering operation.
  • 1929 British Industries Fair Advert for Midland Tennis Gut. Manufacturers of Gut Strings for Lawn Tennis Rackets, Badminton, Lacrosse, Racquets, Archery, etc. (Sports Goods Section - Stand No. B.45) [1]
  • It acquired several more rendering companies (two before 1939) and subsequently closed some of them.
  • 1976 The company was acquired by Borthwicks, a group with a number of interests centred on wholesale meat.
  • 1982-83 Midland Cattle Products operated four plants but closed one in 1984.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1929 British Industries Fair Advert 146 and p 116
  • [1] mmc Government Report