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Lion Confectionery Co

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of Cleckheaton

1921 Incorporated as a limited company

1990 Bassett Foods PLC, part of the Cadbury Schweppes group, acquired The Lion Confectionery Co[1]; the companies trade and assets were transferred to Bassetts. The company became a dormant one.

2000 Cadbury Ltd, Trebor Bassett Ltd and the Lion Confectionery Co entered a partnership agreement and formed Cadbury Trebor Bassett, all subsidiaries of Cadbury plc[2]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1990 Bassett annual report
  2. 2009 Annual report of the Old Leo Co
  • Companies House filing