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Typhoo is a brand of tea in the United Kingdom. It was launched in 1903 by John Sumner of Birmingham.

The brand is still manufactured at Moreton on the Wirral.

1941 Typhoo Tea Ltd was established as a private company to acquire the business established as Sumner's Typhoo Tea

1949 Incorporation of Typhoo Tea (Holdings) Ltd to acquire the Typhoo Tea business, Tea Buyers Ltd and Meriden Tea Co Ltd[1]

1968 Acquired by Schweppes[2]

Later Cadbury Typhoo Ltd

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Mar. 10, 1949
  2. The Times Jan. 24, 1968