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Mac Fisheries was a retail chain of fishmongers

1917 William Lever (Baron Leverhulme) of Lever Brothers bought the Isle of Lewis and the isles of North and South Harris in 1919.

He set up a company called MacFisheries

1920 MacFisheries acquired several food companies, notably T. Wall and Son, sausage makers, as part of Lever's intention to develop the fishing industry and improve the conditions of the crofter population of these isles[1].

1922 MacFisheries was acquired by Lever Brothers.

Later part of Unilever

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Sources of Information

  1. Biography of William Hesketh Lever, ODNB [1]