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  • Jul 23:

    112 year old ham? That’s nothing.


    By Alex Hutchinson, Nestlé UK Archivist and Historian

    After BBC News reports of a birthday party for a 112-year-old ham we thought we’d take a look in the Nestlé archive in York at some of our oldest food artefacts and see if we can beat the Smithfield museum’s record.

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  • Jul 10:

    Rowntree’s Fruit Pastilles and Gums


    By Alex Hutchinson, Nestlé UK Archivist and Historian

    After seeing Rowntree’s Fruit Pastilles appear in the excellent Sunday Times column The God Of Small Things, we decided it was time to tell the story of how the Rowntree’s brand came into being.

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