Phag Food Factory / Fabrique de produits dietetiques (Gland, CH)

(PHAG is a trade name formed from the initials of Produits Alimentaires Hygiéniques, Gland). A health food factory at Gland, Switzerland, owned by the Société Philanthropique de la Lignière, Inc., under direct supervision of the Euro-Africa Division. Originally opened in connection with the establishment of a medical institution in Basel, Switzerland, in 1895, it at first limited itself almost entirely to the manufacture and sale of oatmeal and biscuits. Kellogg specialties were later added, such as peanut butter, Granose biscuits, and cereal flakes. In 1905, when the medical institution moved from Basel to Gland, on the shores of Lake Geneva and halfway between Lausanne and Geneva, the food factory moved with it and was established on the same property. Since the abridged title PHAG i...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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