Milling journals of the past. Ruto Flour Mills Ltd; A New South African Mill on the Robinson System

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    Cookson, Mildred M [Author]

    Publisher Milling & Grain
    Year of publication 2020 December

    Medium Digital

    Cereal processes > Flour milling > Commercial millers


    Scope & contentAn article in Milling in June 1950 drew attention to a new mill in Pretoria. The city had long been acknowledged as one of South Africa’s finest, along with its magnificent Jacaranda tree, and structures such as the famous Union Buildings. In 1950 its attractiveness remained unspoiled, despite the fact that to a great extent in the preceding years, industrialisation had taken over. The authorities had confined industrial growth to a well-planned area outside the city boundaries, with many industries previously within the city relocating. One of these was the Ruto Flour Mills, Ltd... Read more.


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