. Bulletin of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Agriculture; Agriculture. MARKETING CREAMERY BUTTER. 11 LESS-THAN-POUND PACKAGES. Two methods are used in marketing the less-than-pound packages. Some creameries use cartons which carry less than a pound. Others use a special frame on their printer and either halve or quarter the regular pound print (2J by 2| by 4§ inches). Figure 8 shows this method of marketing one-fourth, one-half, and 1-pound prints, by using the 1-pound carton. The individual pieces of butter are wrapped separately with parchment paper, consolidated into a pound package, a

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. Bulletin of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Agriculture; Agriculture. MARKETING CREAMERY BUTTER. 11 LESS-THAN-POUND PACKAGES. Two methods are used in marketing the less-than-pound packages. Some creameries use cartons which carry less than a pound. Others use a special frame on their printer and either halve or quarter the regular pound print (2J by 2| by 4§ inches). Figure 8 shows this method of marketing one-fourth, one-half, and 1-pound prints, by using the 1-pound carton. The individual pieces of butter are wrapped separately with parchment paper, consolidated into a pound package, a
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. Bulletin of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Agriculture; Agriculture. MARKETING CREAMERY BUTTER. 11 LESS-THAN-POUND PACKAGES. Two methods are used in marketing the less-than-pound packages. Some creameries use cartons which carry less than a pound. Others use a special frame on their printer and either halve or quarter the regular pound print (2J by 2| by 4§ inches). Figure 8 shows this method of marketing one-fourth, one-half, and 1-pound prints, by using the 1-pound carton. The individual pieces of butter are wrapped separately with parchment paper, consolidated into a pound package, and the whole wrapped with wax paper. When this method of putting up butter is employed an extra wholesale price of one-half to 1 cent a pound usually is obtained. In some cities a large portion of the butter is sold in these styles of packages. This custom is prevalent in the South and is increasing. Fig. 8.—The standard carton used in the Middle West is 21 by 2\ by 41 inches. It may be used for full-pound prints, four quarter-pounds, or two half-pounds. in the North, particularly among consumers who demand small amounts, or prefer their butter in this style on account of its greater convenience in serving. ORNAMENTAL PRINTS. The custom is still quite prevalent in some of the eastern markets to imprint on each roll, crock, or print of butter an ornamental design or emblem. Illustrations of some of these designs are shown in figure 9. This is accomplished by an attachment to the cutter, which produces the desired impression as the butter passes beneath it. At the smaller creameries hand molds are used. The general use. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. United States. Dept. of Agriculture. [Washington, D. C. ?] : The Dept. : Supt. of Docs. , G. P. O.