A look back at Britain’s oldest brands


Many of the brands we know and love in Britain today are hundreds of years old and come from humble beginnings.

Today we’re taking a look back at some of Britain’s oldest brands – are any of your favourites on our list?

Cadbury is one of Britain’s most beloved brands, and one of its oldest, too! John Cadbury was a merchant who sold tea, coffee and hot chocolate, and founded his own company in Birmingham in 1824. In 1866, John Cadbury’s sons revolutionised the way we enjoy chocolate by introducing improved cocoa into Britain.

Read more