Guide for making preserves (1921).

Preserves

Preserves in glass jars or metal containers made it possible to keep foods at room temperature for long periods of time. Invented in the early 19th century, preserves were used by the army and navy to ensure food supplies.

J.-E. Grisé, Préparation de conserves de légumes, de fruits et de viandes, Bulletin n49, July 1921
Ministère de l’Agriculture de la province de Québec
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