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Maker of the large majority of Christmas Puddings in the UK - around 20 million
1899 Commenced trading by Matthew Walwyn Walker
1967 John Walwyn Walker, the son of Matthew, sold the business
1967 Moved from premises in Exeter Street to new factory in Heanor
1992 Bought by Northern Foods
2015 Employing 160 with 350 close to Christmas