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Sumner's Typhoo Tea

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1903 Typhoo Tea was launched by John Sumner of Birmingham.

1905 The business was founded by Sir John Sumner, for the blending, packing and supplying Typhoo tea to retailers[1]

1941 Company voluntarily wound up[2]; the company was reconstructed and transferred to Typhoo Tea Ltd

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times 10 Mar 1949
  2. The London Gazette 9 December 1941