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  • Dec 1:

    Films to celebrate our anniversary


    By Alex Hutchinson, Nestlé UK Archivist and Historian

    I'm excited to be able to announce that, in honour of our 150th anniversary this year, we digitized absolutely every last one of our archive films.

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  • Oct 13:

    Where's Wonka?


    By Alex Hutchinson, Nestlé UK Archivist and Historian

    Where’s Wonka? The elusive chocolate brand that comes and goes. Read more about the history of our famous brand, and tell us your memories of it.

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  • Aug 18:

    Previously Unseen Archive Film of Smarties


    By Alex Hutchinson, Nestlé UK Archivist and Historian

    The BFI have digitized some gorgeous old film of Smarties being made at our York factory from the days when it was Rowntree's.

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  • Jun 23:

    Long-lost photos of the fallen


    By Alex Hutchinson, Nestlé Archivist and Historian

    This is a copy of a photo album that was found at one of our factories. The photographs are of Nestlé UK employees who had gone away to serve their country during the First World War. We're making them available to the public for the first time.

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  • Mar 18:

    Yorkieth Birthday


    By Alex Hutchinson, Nestlé UK Archivist & Historian

    Do you ever wonder to yourself whose idea it was to launch the Yorkie? And what were the other ideas that were in the running at the same time?

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