This story came to us courtesy of the Milk Marketing Board pensioners. You will find it in the Business catalogue.
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The writer's first job was delivering groceries by bike in London. He soon graduated to driving removal vans and big lorries and went all over the country driving large loads. He says "being a driver I would drive anything" – but he kept away from motorbikes. (Too easy to crash!) He worked for the Milk […]
This contributor began work as a porter at Norwich station then moved to the Milk Marketing Board in Norwich. He worked mainly on loading and unloading. Making yogurt was hard work, especially lifting the churns: "I was like my dad, I was fairly strong. I did a lot of weightlifting." After the plant closed he […]
The contributor began his working life working in shops in Norwich and learnt shoe design and pattern cutting. He then had a stint as a bus driver until he went to work for the Milk Marketing Board, where he became a senior supervisor. He gives a picture of developments in milk marketing and distribution from […]
The contributor, a senior analyst in the laboratory at the Milk Marketing Board/Dairy Crest dairy in Norwich, gives us an insight into the changes over 15 years in the processing of milk from the point of view of those responsible for quality control. She felt the work gave her "a huge insight into what I […]
The contributor fulfilled his ambition to be a lorry driver very young and that has always been his first love. He worked as a delivery driver and then collecting and delivering milk for Dairy Crest – the Milk Marketing Board. The fellowship of colleagues and caring management made this "his favourite job". When the Norwich […]