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James Carter, Dunnet and Beale

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of 237-238 High Holborn, London.

1804(?) Company was established.

1879 Company first registered a trademark for Trocadero - Carters Grass Seeds, the company's agricultural and horticultural seeds.

1910 The company moved from High Holborn to Raynes Park, South West London.

1930 The company became a limited company as Carter's Tested Seeds Ltd.

2008 The company, along with Suttons, is now part of Vilmorin, an international company, and one of the largest packet seed distributors in the world.

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Sources of Information

  • Trademarked. A History of Well-Known Brands - from Aertex to Wright's Coal Tar by David Newton. Pub: Sutton Publishing 2008 ISBN 978-0-7509-4590-5