Go back to the list Oct 21, 2014

Charlie Chaplain and the Chocolate Factory

We’re wrestling with a mystery here in the archive this week and it involves Charlie Chaplin and one of our chocolate factories. Ninety-eight years ago the Peter, Cailler, Kohler chocolate company (which later merged with Nestlé) bought themselves a cocoa factory down in London with an unusual back story. The history of the factory is interesting, but the story of the factory’s founder is one of my favourite in our company’s history; it starts with the grand circuses of old Prussia, and one of the strongest men in the world.

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