Streets is a brand
for a well known ice cream, it is originally from Australia. The
manufacturer is Street Edwin Ted born in 1891 at New South
Wales, Corrimal. Ted and his brothers started a farm at Leeton.
Ted met there Daisy Olive Grigg who became his wife in 1921.
Street bought in 1934 the Corrimal Ice Works at this time he had
already registered Streets Ice Cream Ltd in Sydney. With the
years Streets Ice Cream became very popular. In the year 1950
Streets became a quite profitable company and this attracted
other larger industries. In the year 1960 Unilever Australia
Pty Ltd, Kraft Foods Ltd and Peters proposed offers to buy the
company. Streets was sold to Unilever for almost
£4 million although
Peters made a higher offer. Until now Streets is the property of
Unilever. Edwin and Daisy Street retired in Narooma. They often
when in the schools there to tell their story of Streets Ice
Cream and had a tradition to give every year each school child a
Street Ice Cream. Edwin Street died in 1975 and Daisy continued
the tradition of giving the children a free Streets Ice Cream.
Daisy died in 1990.