Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,404 pages of information and 245,908 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Frood

From Graces Guide

The frozen foods business of J. Lyons and Co

1952 Lyons introduced frozen cooked foods under the brand name Frood[1]

1959 One of 7 British firms distributing frozen food nationally[2]

1963 Merger of frozen food interests: Fropax, Frood and Eskimo. Associated Fisheries acquired a 20 percent interest in Glacier Foods and held 20 percent of the equity in Fropax; Union International Co continued to control Fropax; J Lyons continued to control Glacier Foods; Fropax acquired Eskimo Foods[3]

1964 Acquired by Fropax Ltd

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times July 8, 1952
  2. The Times Sept. 25, 1959
  3. The Times Oct. 25, 1963