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Princes Ltd. is a UK based food manufacturer originally specialising in canned foods, but now produce a range of food and drink products.
1880 Established in Liverpool by Simpson and Roberts, trading canned meats and vegetables.
1946 moved to Southport and began food manufacturing.
1960 set up a European base in the Netherlands.
1973 Princes was sold to Buitoni (becoming Princes Buitoni).
1988 Buitoni was acquired by Nestle
1989 the Mitsubishi Corporation bought Princes from Nestlé.