Kootenay-Columbia Preserving Works - Company, Brands and Products
The following photo album contains images of products manufactured by the Kootenay-Columbia Preserving Works, a subsidiary of the Christian Community of Universal Brotherhood, at Nelson, Brilliant and Grand Forks, British Columbia between 1911 and 1943. Sold and marketed under the famous K.C. Brand as well as the lesser-known Household Brand and Brilliant Brand, its products included canned vegetables, fruits, jams, jellies and marmalades.

For a comprehensive history of the Kootenay-Columbia Preserving Works, see the five-part series by Jonathan J. Kalmakoff published in the West Kootenay Advertiser (2020):

Part 1, April 23, 2020

Part 2, April 30, 2020

Part 3, May 7, 2020

Part 4, May 14, 2020

Part 5, May 21, 2020

For additional information, see the following articles:

The Doukhobor Jam Factory in Nelson, British Columbia by Greg Nesteroff.

Brilliant Jam Factory was Thriving Industry by William Rozinkin.
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