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R. Twining and Co

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March 1960. Blutips and Nectar Tea.

of Strand, and Mincing Lane, London

Also see Twinings

1710 Established by Thomas Twining.

1787 The company created its logo, thought to be the world's oldest commercial logo that has been in continuous use since its inception.

1837 Royal Warrant to the Court of St. James's.

1904 Incorporated as a Company

1914 Purveyors to most of the leading hotels and railways in the United Kingdom.

1916 Formation of Twining, Crosfield and Co Limited, acquiring the tea interests of Harrisons and Crosfield

1964 Acquired by Associated British Foods; Stephen Twining now represents the company's ten generations.

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