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of Great West Road, Brentford, Middlesex.

1927 Lucozade was first manufactured by William Owen, a Newcastle chemist, who experimented for several years to provide a source of energy for those who are sick. It became available throughout the UK for use in hospitals under the name Glucozade.

1929 Name changed to the recognizable Lucozade.

1938 The company was acquired by Macleans, shortly after Macleans had been acquired by Beechams Pills. This enabled access to the funds needed to manufacture and market Lucozade nationally.

See Lucozade Ribena Suntory

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