Terry’s was a chocolate and confectionery maker in York, England. Its history stretched back to 1823, but in 1993 it was taken over by Kraft Foods. Terry’s is most famously known for the creation of the Terry’s Chocolate Orange, which hugely successful around the holiday period.
History of Terry’s
Joseph Terry became a partner in the confectionery business of Robert Berry in 1823. Robert Berry died and his son left the business in 1828. Joseph Terry then was left to expand the business before his death in 1850 and the business was further developed by his son, Joseph Terry junior. Joseph Terry and Sons moved to the current site at South Bank in 1926. Terry’s was taken over by Kraft in 1993 and they closed the York factory on 30 September 2005.
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