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  • Dec 14:

    Black Magic


    By Alex Hutchinson, Nestlé UK Archivist and Historian

    When Black Magic was launched in 1933, Rowntree’s were fighting their way back from one of the worst financial declines in the history of the firm.

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  • Oct 27:

    Are these the oldest Hallowe'en sweets in Britain?


    By Alex Hutchinson, Nestlé UK Archivist and Historian

    Last autumn we received the kind donation of Brian Sollitt’s packaging collection (for more information on Brian ‘Mr After Eight’ Sollitt click here). Brian’s collection was a treasure trove of artefacts, but among the most interesting were these rare Black Magic boxes.

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