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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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  • Aug 1:

    Help Us Find Our Yorkshire Rose


    By Alex Hutchinson, Nestlé UK Archivist and Historian

    Painted for Rowntree’s by Walter West in 1891, Ye White Rose of York symbolises the city and its greatest industry. The only problem is that it's gone missing, and it looks like someone tried to restore it before it vanished...

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  • Aug 1:

    How Sustainable is Yorkshire Cocoa?


    By Alex Hutchinson, Nestlé UK Archivist and Historian

    What it would be like if we could grow cocoa in Yorkshire? Read on to find out who did it and when.

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