“This is Charlie and the Chocolate Factory for grown-ups. Inside are treats for all – nostalgia freaks, social historians, machinery nerds and anyone interested in marketing, manufacturing or in the history of British tooth decay”, wrote Lucy Kellaway in the Financial Times about The Trebor Story, my history of the famous confectioner.
Britain’s industry once rose on the back of family firms like Trebor –
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Here’s a slideshow of sweet wrappers from the book: