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Advert For Liebig Company's Extract Of Beef

Advert For Liebig Company's Extract Of Beef

Printer: Kaufmann, E.

Medium: Print on paper

Date: 1879

Shelfmark: Evan.9036

Item number: 9036

Genre: Leaflet

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This is the reverse of the advert for the Royal Agricultural Hall.

The German scientist Justus von Liebig developed food which was high in nutritional value and which were be sold as dietary supplements. His extract of beef was very popular both in liquid and powdered form which started to be packaged in a cube shape and soon became known as the ‘Oxo Cube’. Today more than two million Oxo cubes are sold each day and more than half of all British Households use them.

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