News archive for Year: 2015

Scotland and Japan make whisky history

A fusion of malt whiskies, the first commercial product to combine spirits from Scotland and Japan, has just been launched simultaneously in Aberdeen and Tokyo. The Glover is named after and inspired by the Scottish industrialist Thomas Blake Glover (1838-1911).

Short film about Peckham Rye tailors

Peckham Rye, the London tailors have produced a short film about their history. The family owned business started in 1795 has carried on through six generations.

Family business celebrates 500th anniversary

Britains oldest family business has just celebrated the anniversary of its foundation in 1515. The Bridport butchers RJ Balson & Son Ltd began trading in the reign of Henry VIII. Trading conditions and customer demands have changed, of course, but the business continues to thrive based on the quality of its service and the personal relationship with its customers.

Nestlé UK & Ireland Archive Reminiscence Pack

The Nestlé UK & Ireland Archive have put together a reminiscence pack that uses some of the most beautiful items from the archive to create a versatile, varied sensory experience.