Loughborough Echo

More Tales of Zachariah Onions

DO YOU know why Stilton Cheese has blue veins? More to the point do you know how you create those little blue veins that make it so distinctive? Well a machine that was manufactured at the well remembered Zachariah Onions workshop in Loughborough, and a former employee, who worked with the man who created it, has been in touch with Looking Back.

Terry Selby from Shepshed said that he actually took the photograph that was brought in by Pauline Hallam several weeks ago and that he worked at the firm with Pauline's husband Barry.

Mr Selby said he remembers it was dinner time one afternoon and he set the camera up on a timer on the bending machine outside the workshop, before nipping back into the photo. …

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