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Doctor Carrot and Potato Pete were introduced in 1941 to promote

Doctor Carrot and Potato Pete were introduced in 1941 to promote

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“Dr. Carrot” and “Potato Pete” were introduced in 1941 to help

Dr. Carrot and Potato Pete

Do you remember Doctor Carrot and Potato Pete?

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Doctor Carrot, “the children's best friend”, extolled the benefits of carrots as a rich source of Vitamin A and as a means to ensure good eyesight ...

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Pete had his own recipe book, and even a song, recorded by the actress Betty Driver (perhaps now mainly remembered for her role as Betty Turpin in “ ...

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Potato Pete also had his own recipe book that showed the public a number of recipes using the humble potato. A copy of Potato Pete's Booklet can be found ...

According to Smithsonian.com, John Stolarkcyzk, the curator of the World Carrot Museum states that “ Somewhere on the journey the message that carrots are ...

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Potato Pete also had his own recipe book that showed the public a number of recipes using the humble potato. A copy of Potato Pete's Booklet can be found ...

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Doctor carrot and Potato Pete became very well known during the war.

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Songs were introduced such as the one promoting the Dig for Victory slogan.

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... “the sight of potato peelings, hurts Lord Woolton's feelings” and cartoon characters – “Potato Pete” and “Dr. Carrot” – were used to encourage people to ...

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The wartime loaf was made of wholemeal flour and very healthy

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... Ministry of Food because a) it's the right thing to do; b) it's really very good indeed; c) you'll discover a lovable character called 'Potato Pete '.

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"Doctor Carrot", the children's best friend was a promotional advertising effort, along with "Potato Pete" and was introduced in England in 1941 to get kids ...

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It was issued in 1943 when the blue card was introduced for adults. Until then, adult identity cards had been brown, the same colour as children's cards.

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It's intention was to encourage the use of all available land for the growing of vegetables.

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