OXO Tea Towels Set
This set of two ochre cotton tea towels feature the classic OXO logo in two complementary designs. One towel has a large yellow-mustard logo and the other is covered with a repeated small grey OXO logo.
Dimensions: Folded: 18 x 30 x 1cm
Officially Licensed Product
Originally, OXO was just a brand of beef stock (meat extract), but it has developed into other meat extracts, herbs, spices and associated food products. Presumably derived from the word 'ox', OXO was the first commercial sponsor of the Olympic Games (in 1908) and promoted its products with recipes, gifts and sponsorships throughout the century. Originally a thick liquid, it was at that time a premium product, so OXO developed a dry solid version, to be sold, in cubes, for a penny. OXO cubes were launched in 1910 and, during the First World War, 100 million were supplied to the armed forces (amazingly, all of the cubes were hand-wrapped). The cubes are simple to use – crumbled into food during cooking or dissolved into boiling water to form gravy.