Milk Marketing Board

A lorry driver’s life. The Milk Marketing Board (1941-1991)

Tom talks about his working life as a lorry driver, starting in London and then working for several different companies in Norwich, including the Milk Marketing Board and Boulton and Pauls. I was born in 1927 in Norwich, Elizabeth Fry Road. We then moved to Catton and from there we moved to London when I […]

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As time goes by. The Milk Marketing Board. (1958 – 2009)

Barry talks  about his working life in Norwich including working for British Railways and the Milk Marketing Board. He has fond memories of the camaraderie at the MMB. I was born in Norwich in 1944. I went to school, first of all to the Dowson School on Valpy Avenue, then I went up to the […]

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Dairy days (1961-1990)

Wilbur tells us about his working life, starting in shoe retail and then as a bus driver. 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 1960s when everybody had their milk delivered to their doorstep […]

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Milk matters – the lab. (1970 – 1987)

Julie was a senior analyst in the laboratory at the Milk Marketing Board/Dairy Crest dairy in Norwich for 15 years. The work led her to believe that farmers actually ran Norfolk and made the county what it is. And everyone in the dairy industry had to keep to the animals’ time!

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