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Pilchards (Margarine Production)

Volume 441: debated on Monday 28 July 1947

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asked the Minister of Food whether he has any further information to give with regard to the experiments that his Department has been carrying out in producing margarine from pilchards.

The quantity of pilchards required to carry out a further experiment has not so far been available on any one day this year. We hope it will be possible to get enough to send to the factory during the coming autumn fishing season, when the heaviest catches are usually made.