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of The Cocoa Works, Wigginton Road, York
1869 He was joined by his brother the philanthropist Joseph Rowntree
1933 Black Magic was launched.
1936 Maltesers were introduced.
1948 Introduced Polo Mints.
Rowntree was responsible for such British chocolate favourites as Kit Kat, Smarties, Aero, Fruit Pastilles and Black Magic.