Even today groceries still come in cardboard packaging for transit and storage. Here’s a few I kept of a by gone era, pre decimal, these usually came in 1 or 2 dozen cases……
Wooden boxes are still used for some things like fruit, I remember the orchards near us when I was a kid in Melbourne outer suburbs used to pack their apples into wood crates stacked high.
Our local green grocer, Mr Collins, used to put some apples that had almost reached their use-by into a wood crate out the back and let us kids have a freebie or two after school.
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