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General food manufacturer, especially chocolate, sugar confectionery and peanut butter, nuts, dates and dried fruits, chocolate coverture. Factories at Camberwell and Golborne, Lancs.
1925 Incorporated as a private company, Gilbert Ltd
1927 Name changed to present title
1965 Identified large discrepancy in stock values; planned to close Camberwell factory
1967 The company was put into liquidation