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Edward Sharp and Sons

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March 1922. Super-Kreem Toffees.
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Advertising Sign.
February 1955.

Makers of Sharp's toffee, of Kreemy Works, Maidstone, Kent. Telephone 162 and 163 Maidstone. T.A.: Kreemy, Maidstone. Codes: Marconi and A.B.C. (6th Edition). (1922)

of Toffee Works, Maidstone, Kent. (1929)

Sir Edward Sharp Baronet headed the firm, Edward Sharp and Sons. He was a sturdy non-conformist, actively associated with the Week St. Congregational Church. He married Lady Clara Betts, circa 1878, in Maidstone, Kent. Died: 23 August 1931, Warden Court, Maidstone.

1911 The Sharps brand was first launched.

1922 British Industries Fair Advert for Sharp's Super-Kreem Toffee from "The Largest Manufacturers of Toffee in the World". Also Royal Nougat. (Stand No B.8) [1]

1929 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Super-Kreem Toffee and Royal Nougat. (Stand Nos. K.22 and K.31) [2]

1961 Robertson and Woodcock, makers of Trebor, acquired Edward Sharp and Sons

1968 Name changed to Trebor Sharps

1985 Part of the Trebor Group

1989 Trebor acquired by Cadbury Schweppes

2010 Company in liquidation

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Sources of Information

  • [1] Freepages Genaeology
  • [2] Propaganda of Maidstone.
  • companies house filings