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Bag - Mocopan Food Processing Co, Coffee, 2kg, 1950s-1970s Object Reg. No: SH 000943

Summary:
Plastic Mocopan bag used by Mocopan Food Processing Company at Preston to package and brand their produce. Mocopan was established by Agostino Monici, Sergio Coperchini and Vic Panettieri in 1953. The name was an amalgamation of the surnames of the three men. Mocopan was originally composed of three sections; coffee processing and sales; the production of smallgoods, and the processing of polenta flour. The smallgoods were unsuccessful and both Coperchini and Panettieri left the company, a succession of partners followed, including Frank Dimattina. Mocopan was managed by the Dimattinas until 1998 when it was sold to a multi-national.
Description:
Rectangular white plastic bag, with some brown lines and extensive text all in red.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Phil Magris, 2000
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: food drink consumption, food storage preservation, italian communities, italian immigration, coffee
Themes this item is part of: Mocopan Pty. Ltd., Coffee & Food Processing, Preston, Victoria, Italian Historical Society CO.AS.IT. Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Migration Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Food & Drinks - Coffee & Tea
Tertiary Classification: product packaging
Inscriptions: Front: Mocopan/QUALITY/COFFEE/BLENDED COFFEES/FROM/SELECTED PLANTATIONS/BLENDS AVAILABLE/MOKALUX, GUATEMALA, BLUE MOUNTAIN,/MOKA, CONTINENTAL, DARK ROAST, ROYAL,/KENYA, NEW GUINEA, BRAZILIAN, SELECTED./2 kg Net/ E 2160
Manufactured For: Mocopan Coffee, Australia, 1950s-1970s
User: Mocopan Coffee, Preston, Victoria, Australia, 1950s-1970s

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