Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Eastern Counties Preserves

From Graces Guide

of Long Sutton, Spalding

1934 Founded as Eastern Counties Preserves by Mr Philip B. Lockwood.[1]

The company grew with the horticultural industry in the most productive area of the country, Lincolnshire.[2]

1940 Eastern Counties Preserves was in liquidation[3]

1940 Eastern Counties Preserves (1940) Ltd was incorporated as fruit and vegetable canners

1953 Lockwoods Sales Ltd, a subsidiary, was incorporated; later in the year Lockwoods Fruit Farms Ltd, another subsidiary, was incorporated

1958 Lockwoods Italiana S.p.A., a subsidiary, was incorporated

1959 Eastern Counties Preserves (1940) was renamed Lockwoods Foods Ltd

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Sources of Information

  1. Spalding Guardian 26 June 1981
  2. Spalding Guardian 26 March 1971
  3. The London Gazette 19 April 1940