Griffin's (Firm)

Griffin & Sons Ltd, Griffin's Foods Ltd, Griffins and Sons Ltd

From beginnings as a flour and cocoa miller in Nelson in 1864, John Griffin began making biscuits and confectionery. Having rebuilt in Nelson following several factory fires, his business moved to larger and more modern premises in Lower Hutt in 1938. This factory used the first continuous automatic biscuit-baking oven in the southern hemisphere. Biscuit manufacturers, with factories in Nelson, Auckland and other centres. Originally in Nelson, the firm transferred its main office to Lower Hutt. In mid 1960s was bought by the American based international company Nabisco, and in 1987 Griffins and Sons was changed to the present name

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Date: 1985 - 1989 Ref: Eph-D-FOOD-1985-01 Description: Shows an opened packet of Huntley Palmers crteam crackers, with some cracker biscuits lying in the foreground, one topped with cheese. Some show the brand na...
Date: 1930 - 1965 From: [Posters and advertising ephemera purchased 2016 at Art + Object. 1910-1960] Ref: Eph-D-PRINTING-Whitcombe Description: Includes: 1. T J Edmonds. Edmonds jelly crystals [raspberry and lime]; maize cornflour (Sheet of repeated pattern) 2. T J Edmonds. Edmonds sure to rise quali...
Date: 1978 - 1985 By: Griffin's (Firm) Ref: Eph-E-FOOD-1980-01/03 Description: Each poster shows photographs of a range of Griffin's biscuits. Includes: Delicious ... that's inside story on Griffin's special chocolate biscuits. Chocolat...
Date: 1920 - 1959 By: Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd; Griffin's (Firm) Ref: Eph-C-FOOD-Whitcombe-2 Description: Includes: 1. Atlas chocolates [Shows rose]. LT36842 (2 copies) 2.Clever cooks! Use Norton's premier egg preserver. Printed by Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd (2 copies...
Griffin's (Firm) :They know the taste. Griffin's nut & raisin chocolate [Display card. ca 1925]
Date: 1925 From: [Ephemera of quarto size relating to confectionery, chocolate, sweets, ice-cream and other sweet foods] By: Griffin's (Firm) Ref: Eph-B-CONFECTIONERY-1925-02 Description: Display card shows a young girl in 1920s dress offering a slab of Griffin's nut & raisin chocolate to a smaller boy who is sitting on the floor playing with ...
Date: 1988 - 1989 From: Various artists :[Collection of commercial packaging made by Alexander Turnbull Library staff, under the supervision of Helen Loftus and Walter Cook. 1988-89]. Ref: Eph-A-PACKAGING-Loftus Description: Includes packets for: Box 1: Edmonds custard powder; Oxo cubes; Phenergan Cream; Griffins Snifters; Gregs sweet basil; Panadol tablets; Aspro Clear; Disprin;...
Staff of Griffin's Biscuit Factory outside the factory building in Nelson
Date: [Between 1923 and 1928] From: Moore, Robert Percy, 1881-1948 :Panoramic photographs of New Zealand Ref: Pan-0154-F Description: Staff of Griffin & Sons Biscuit factory standing outside the factory building in Nelson. Dray drawn by two horses in the street at left. Photograph taken in ...
Date: 1965 - 1982 - 1969 Ref: D-038-001/004 Description: Includes designs for Griffin & Sons for: Chocoade rotary mould cutter [1982?] Disposition and details of roller impressions [1982] Lemon waffle sandwich layo...
Date: 14 June 1973 From: Dominion post (Newspaper): Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers Ref: EP/1973/2603 Description: Three white Russian refugees boxing packets of biscuits at the Griffins factory in Lower Hutt. From left: Mrs Katerina Schplivesky, Mrs Zena Haight and Mrs S...
Date: [ca 1941] By: Douglas, Colleen Gail Mary, active 1995 Ref: PAColl-4943 Description: Photographs of biscuits in production at Griffins and Sons, Lower Hutt Source of title - Title supplied by Library Quantity: 6 b&w original photographic pr...
From: Tourist and Publicity Ref: 1/2-034088-F Description: A3565 Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Date: 1890-1989 By: Griffin's (Firm) Ref: MS-Group-1758 Description: The records of a fragmentary nature, comprising minutes of directors of the firm, papers and correspondence on takeovers of other companies, records relating...
Date: 1973 From: K E Niven and Co :Commercial negatives Ref: 1/2-229916-F Description: Packets of confectionery, taken for Griffins in 1973 by K E Niven and Co, commercial photographers of Wellington Other - Reference number: 375/73. Griffins ...
Date: 1975 From: K E Niven and Co :Commercial negatives Ref: 35mm-51956-F Description: Griffins, old negs, NZ silver and copper coins, photographed 1975 by K E Niven and Co of Wellington. Description from negative envelope and studio card inde...
Date: 1971 From: K E Niven and Co :Commercial negatives Ref: 1/2-226051-F Description: Biscuit Stand, taken for Griffins Foods Ltd in 1971 by K E Niven and Co, commercial photographers of Wellington Other - Reference number: 498/71, Griffins (...
Date: 1971 From: K E Niven and Co :Commercial negatives Ref: 1/2-225848-F Description: Griffins chocolate biscuit assortment, taken for Griffins Foods Ltd in 1971 by K E Niven and Co, commercial photographers of Wellington Other - Reference nu...
Date: [Between 1938 and 1940] By: New Zealand Railways Ref: PA1-f-061 Description: Album of publicity photographs, and photographs of posters and advertisements taken by unidentified photographers for New Zealand Railways. Many of the image...
Date: 1975 From: K E Niven and Co :Commercial negatives Ref: 1/2-216053-F Description: Vanilla Dainties, Dormer Beck Stuart Wern, photographed by K E Niven and Co of Wellington Description from negative envelope and studio card index. Quantit...
Date: ca1922-ca1932 From: National Library Gallery: Albums of photographs by R P Moore Ref: PA1-f-202 Description: Panoramas of New Zealand cities, towns, some factories, one shop interior, public parks, and many houses, gardens, and farms Quantity: 2 album(s).
Date: 1975 From: K E Niven and Co :Commercial negatives Ref: 1/2-216054-F Description: Vanilla Dainties, Dormer Beck Stuart Wern, photographed by K E Niven and Co of Wellington Description from negative envelope and studio card index. Quantit...