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  • Oct 1:

    Charlie Chaplin and the Chocolate Factory


    By Alex Hutchinson, Nestlé UK Archivist and Historian

    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 bought themselves a cocoa factory down in London with an unusual back story.

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  • Aug 8:

    Where Does Nestlé Come From?


    By Alex Hutchinson, Nestlé UK Archivist & Historian

    Have you ever looked at the image of a nest on the back of your favourite jar of coffee, or a yummy break-time treat and asked yourself: where does Nestlé come from?

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  • Aug 5:

    The Boys of The Tutbury Factory


    By Alex Hutchinson, Nestlé UK Archivist and Historian

    As we commemorate the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War we’re looking back on some of the ways that the conflict touched our UK factories. Today’s memory comes from the Tutbury factory, where a recent donation to the archive...

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  • Jun 20:

    Long-Lost Nestlé Film Collection


    By Alex Hutchinson, Nestlé UK Archivist & Historian

    I found a massive stash of long-lost films in a wall cavity in 2009 and I’m still rummaging through them. Read more...

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