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“Milk Marketing Board” Tag

Be a better mother: drink milk!

Woman's Realm / 15 July 1961

It’s interesting that you see an advert for a non-branded foodstuff such as milk in this era without seeing a Marketing Board endorsing it, but I suspect the Milk Marketing Board was responsible for this piece of emotional blackmail.

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Natural Milk

Woman's Weekly / 4th April 1969

Wow. A whole pint of milk? A day? Woe betide anyone who was lactose intolerant, but perhaps that didn’t exist back then. Check out the ‘4d’ on the bottle: I wonder how much money it took to change all the bottles when we went decimal?

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Pick Up a Midday Pinta

Woman's Own / 20th June 1969

Milk is only really advertised at children nowadays, so it’s odd to think that women in 1969 needed the health benefits of milk explained to them. This ad appealed to me because of the a) the rather nice picture of a contemporary telephone exchange and b) the novel idea that a glass of milk and an apple makes an acceptable lunch. Not for me, it doesn’t…

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