1979 Paxo Rooster Booster

Paxo is a well-known brand of stuffing in the United Kingdom, currently owned by Premier Foods.

Paxo was devised in 1901 by John Crampton, a butcher from Eccles near Manchester, who wanted to have something extra to sell to his customers shopping for their Sunday lunch menus.

In the beginning sales growth of Paxo was slow because stuffing is mainly served with chickens, and poultry was then traditionally regarded as a luxury. As the price of chickens dropped and that of red meats rose in the 1950s and 1960s, Paxo’s popularity grew.

At Christmas, the product is advertised with the slogan “Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without the Paxo” (a play on the phrase “Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without the Turkey”).

Info gleaned from Wikipedia

1979 Paxo Stuffing

Paxo is a well-known brand of stuffing in the United Kingdom, currently owned by Premier Foods.

Paxo was devised in 1901 by John Crampton, a butcher from Eccles near Manchester, who wanted to have something extra to sell to his customers shopping for their Sunday lunch menus.

In the beginning sales growth of Paxo was slow because stuffing is mainly served with chickens, and poultry was then traditionally regarded as a luxury. As the price of chickens dropped and that of red meats rose in the 1950s and 1960s, Paxo’s popularity grew.

At Christmas, the product is advertised with the slogan “Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without the Paxo” (a play on the phrase “Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without the Turkey”).

Info gleaned from Wikipedia

Bernard Mathews Roaster Chicken

1980’s advert from Bernard Mathews for his Roaster Chickens.

Bernard Matthews was founded by Bernard Trevor Matthews in 1950. Bernard Matthews is a British turkey farmer headquartered in Norwich in Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, with 56 farms throughout Norfolk, Suffolk and Lincolnshire. All the company’s turkey eggs are hatched at their own hatchery at Great Witchingham, Norfolk and have been for over 55 years. The company breeds and rears both indoor and free range turkeys on its farms, making Bernard Matthews an integrated agricultural business. The Company is also the largest free range turkey farmer in the UK.

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