Milling journals of the past. The Flour Mills of East Scotland: Part 4

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    Cookson, Mildred M [Author]

    Publisher Milling & Grain
    Year of publication 2019 September

    Medium Digital

    Cereal processes > Flour milling > Commercial millers


    Scope & contentIn 1902, East Scotland provided the location for the annual Miller’s Convention and the mills visited were described in detail in the May 31st edition of Milling, the ancestor
    of Milling and Grain, soon to reach its 130th anniversary. This is the fourth in a series of five articles based on that information.

    The Junction Meal and Flour Mills, Leith

    Last month when discussing the Scottish Co-operative Wholesale Society Chancelot Mills, I mentioned that in 1901, together with their Junction Mills, they delivered 325,819 sacks of flour together with a weekly output of 550 sacks of oatmeal.

    The oatmeal was produced by their Junction Mills in Leith. The Society bought the mill in 1897 from John Inglis & Sons in August 1897, when it was originally known as the Midlothian Oatmeal Mill. This mill, having been purchased rather than erected by the SCWS, lacked the ornate appearance of their other buildings... Read more.


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