Feeling peckish? These ships biscuits are much tastier than their Victorian equivalent. These Exquisite Orange Crunch Biscuits come in a beautifully designed tin decorated with a wood cut of the SS Great Britain's launch in 1843.
"Sabbath 17th Oct. today has not the least appearance of a Sabbath, as all hands are as busily engaged than formerly taking in coals and water besides a number of boats alongside, selling Bread, Oranges and Fish." Allan Gilmour - Shop Keeper - Whilst visiting St Helena, 1852, Liverpool – Melbourne.
The package features a quote from one of the diaries that are held in the University of Bristol Brunel Collection held in the Brunel Institute at the SS Great Britain. Dimensions: 165 x 80mm
Ingredients: WHEAT Flour, (Calcium carbonate, Iron, Niacin, Thiamin), Sugar, Palm Oil, Rapeseed Oil, EGGS, Orange Flavour (0.8%), Raising Agents: Diphosphates, Sodium Bicarbonate.
Allergy Advice: Allergens including cereals containing gluten: Wheat, Eggs. Also, may contain tree nuts, soya & eggs. Produced in a factory that handles almonds.