Rowntree Mackintosh plc, confectionery manufacturers

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Corporate body

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Rowntree Mackintosh plc, confectionery manufacturers

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Dates of existence

1969-1988

History

In 1969 Rowntree & Co merged with John Mackintosh & Sons to become Rowntree Mackintosh PLC.

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The divisional structure of Rowntree Mackintosh was very similar to that operating within Rowntree & Co prior to the merger. Central control was from Group Headquarters in York and the boards of the various operating divisions within Rowntree Mackintosh were responsible for strategic control of specific geographic or product markets. Supply, Transport and Distribution were also divisional functions.


  • UK Confectionery Division: factories in Castleford, Edinburgh, Egremont, Fawdon, Halifax, Leicester, Mallow, Norwich and York.
  • UK Grocery Division: factories in Ashton-Under-Lyne, Hadfield and Glasgow.
  • UK Associated Companies (ref. RAC): manufacturing of non-branded confectionery and engineering companies.
  • European Division: factories in France and West Germany; sales forces in Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Germany, Italy and West Germany.
  • Overseas Division: markets in which the group has production facilities; factories and sales forces in Australia, Canada, Eire and South Africa; licensing agreement in New Zealand.
  • Export Division: All markets where the group does not have local production facilities. Selling operations in more than 120 counties. Licensing agreements in eight countries.

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Relationships area

Related entity

Rowntree & Co Ltd, cocoa and chocolate manufacturers (1897-1969)

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temporal

Type of relationship

Rowntree & Co Ltd, cocoa and chocolate manufacturers is the predecessor of Rowntree Mackintosh plc, confectionery manufacturers

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John Mackintosh & Sons Ltd, confectionery manufacturers (1890-1969)

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temporal

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John Mackintosh & Sons Ltd, confectionery manufacturers is the predecessor of Rowntree Mackintosh plc, confectionery manufacturers

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Related entity

Burton, Colin, 1935-2009, confectioner (1935-2009)

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hierarchical

Type of relationship

Burton, Colin, 1935-2009, confectioner is employee of Rowntree Mackintosh plc, confectionery manufacturers

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GB 193

Rules and/or conventions used

ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).

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Created 07.10.15.
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