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1873 Company was set up by Archibald and James Maconochie at Lowestoft, Suffolk.
c1880s The company were producing "other preserved provisions", including bottled fruit.
1903 Pan Yan pickle was registered.
1914 Manufacturers of pickles and sauces. Specialities: pickles, sauces, jams, marmalade, jellies, potted meats; preservers of fish, meat, vegetables etc. 
WWI Company supplied rations to the troops, who either loved or hated, (mostly the latter) the foods supplied. During this time, the company had food processing plants on the Isle of Dogs, London, in Hull, Yorkshire and other places.
WWII Opened a factory at Hadfield, near Glossop.