Karitane Products Society factory

Factory established to manufacture baby formula at a price and quality affordable by mothers who were unable to breastfeed.

Milestone
Opened
1929
Property
Occupied by
2006 -
Type

Karitane Products Society factory Surry Hills

,
2013

In the aftermath of World War I, and with the onset of the Great Depression, concern over the high levels of infant morality in Australia led the drive to develop locally made, affordable baby care products.