New PDF release: Elders and Fyffes: A Photographic History

By Campbell McCutcheon

ISBN-10: 1445656213

ISBN-13: 9781445656212

Ubiquitous in ever grocery store and nook store, it truly is challenging to visualize a global with out bananas. however it used to be so! Britain's love affair with the standard banana is as a lot the tale of Elders & Fyffes, an organization arrange to import the golden fruit into the uk. initially, British imports have been of the small Cavendish banana from the Canaries however the British govt used to be prepared to work out a few alternate from the West Indies and Elders & Fyffes was once shaped to import and distribute bananas. the 1st ships arrived in 1902 and the corporate grew and increased. in the course of either international wars, the fleet of Elders & Fyffes served as armed service provider cruisers. The ships themselves have been a typical sight within the ports of Avonmouth, Bristol, Southampton, Portsmouth, Garston, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Cardiff.

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