• 1950
  • The Newfoundland Margarine Company (until 1950, the Newfoundland Butter Company) was Canada's first oleomargarine manufacturing company, and a leading producer in the Dominion of Newfoundland and after 1949, the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. (wikipedia.org)
  • To reflect the product of manufacture the company name was changed in 1950 to the Newfoundland Margarine Company. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dairy
  • Reference Re Validity of Section 5(a) of the Dairy Industry Act (1949), also known as the Margarine Reference or as Canadian Federation of Agriculture v Quebec (AG), is a leading ruling of the Supreme Court of Canada, upheld on appeal to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, on determining if a law is within the authority of the Parliament of Canada's powers relating to criminal law. (wikipedia.org)
  • The matter came before the courts again with the Margarine Reference, where the following reference question was posed to the Supreme Court of Canada: In this case, Parliament had legislated against the production and trade of margarine, in order to give dairy businesses assurances that margarine would not threaten their existence. (wikipedia.org)
  • Soon after its invention it came under regulation, to protect the dairy industry where taxes were levied on yellow margarine and in some countries an outright ban on its sale. (wikipedia.org)
  • Crosbie was inspired by a trip to Denmark, where oils from its whaling and sealing industry contributed to a prosperous margarine manufacturing business, despite the country's agrarian economy and large dairy industry. (wikipedia.org)
  • Crosbie thought that Newfoundland, which didn't have a large dairy industry and which produced large amounts of margarine ingredients such as fish oil, whale oil, seal oil as fishing byproducts, would be a good place to set up a margarine plant. (wikipedia.org)
  • plant
  • Then in 1883, under the direction of Robert A. Brehm, Harvey and Company started the first margarine manufacturing plant. (wikipedia.org)
  • Crosbie's political opponents accused Crosbie of using his position as Newfoundland's Minister of Finance to enrich himself, because the plant opened the same year that a six cent per pound tariff was introduced on foreign margarine imports. (wikipedia.org)
  • The plant produced hard margarine bricks that were popular in Newfoundland's isolated rural communities such as outports, which often had no electricity or refrigeration. (wikipedia.org)
  • The process of cleansing a margarine plant to make it suitable for producing kosher-for-Passover margarine is complicated, and involves dismantling much of the equipment. (wikipedia.org)
  • largest
  • With the expertise of George Ehlers, a Danish chemist, the Crosbie family grew the firm into the largest margarine manufacturing firm in Newfoundland. (wikipedia.org)
  • Manischewitz and Mother's, two of the largest kosher margarine brands, were only able to provide limited amounts to the marketplace, which were often not in the popular stick form. (wikipedia.org)
  • Product
  • Additionally, some of the previous manufacturers of Passover margarine discontinued producing the product after deciding it was not economically feasible. (wikipedia.org)
  • brands
  • In the same year a German pharmacist, Benedict Klein from Cologne, founded the first margarine factory "Benedict Klein Margarinewerke", producing the brands Overstolz and Botteram. (wikipedia.org)
  • made
  • If true, that would have made margarine a fair target for criminal law, but the federal government admitted before the courts that the assessment was simply false. (wikipedia.org)
  • company
  • The company introduced its manufactured margarine after acquiring patents right to Mege Mouries invention in 1871. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chiffon Margarine was first manufactured in 1954 by Anderson, Clayton and Company, a cotton products firm of Houston, Texas. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1949, after Newfoundland decided to join Canada, the operations of the company within the province were protected as part of the terms of union, since margarine production was then banned in the rest of Canada. (wikipedia.org)
  • trade
  • French chemist Hippolyte Mège-Mouriès invented a substance he called oleomargarine, which became shortened to the trade name margarine. (wikipedia.org)
  • form
  • Margarine, like butter, consists of a water-in-fat emulsion, with tiny droplets of water dispersed uniformly throughout a fat phase in a stable crystalline form. (wikipedia.org)
  • short
  • During the 2008 Passover season, kosher-for-Passover margarine in the United States was short in supply due to several issues, leading to a scramble among kosher consumers to obtain the staple since it features prominently in many Passover recipes. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition to margarine, matzo was also in short supply for the 2008 Passover season, as were the Tam Tam matzo crackers manufactured by Manischewitz. (wikipedia.org)
  • process
  • In 1871, Henry W. Bradley of Binghamton, New York received U.S. Patent 110,626 for a process of creating margarine that combined vegetable oils (primarily cottonseed oil) with animal fats. (wikipedia.org)
  • market
  • The depression of the 1930s, followed by the rationing of World War II, led to a reduction in supply of animal fat and butter, and, by 1945, "original" margarine almost completely disappeared from the market. (wikipedia.org)
  • name
  • On a 1982 episode of Georgia Championship Wrestling, wrestler "Rowdy" Roddy Piper gave an interview wherein he mentioned Imperial Margarine by name in the course of mocking his opponent. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • During the war, a lorry carrying Stork margarine overturned on the A531 road near Heighley in Madeley, Staffordshire, resulting in people coming to try to salvage its load. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Margarines was founded with the purpose of clearing their members' debts of about ¥127 million and the idea that "people with big debt have big dreams. (wikipedia.org)
  • health
  • Introduced into the United Kingdom and Ireland from 1920, housewives were initially suspicious of the health effects and cooking ability of margarine. (wikipedia.org)