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Tozer, Kemsley and Millbourn (Holdings)

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of Minories, London, providers of trade finance and international traders

1948 Private company incorporated[1]

1970 The foods division acquired Goldhanger Fruit Farms Ltd, of Maldon, from Cadbury Schweppes Foods[2]

Presumably connected with Tozer, Kemsley and Millbourn (Holdings)

1973 Acquired Easton and Johnson

Owned various car dealerships including Wadham Stringer and BMW and Mazda franchises[3]

A leader in the own-label canned foods market

1981 The canned foods business was merged with Smedley's[4] as TKM Foods

1982 Re-registered as a public limited company

1995 Acquired by Inchcape Motors International plc

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Sources of Information

  1. companies house filing
  2. The Times Aug. 22, 1973
  3. The Times, Apr 22, 1981
  4. The Times, Mar 13, 1981