Eupedia
Eupedia


Eupedia Home > History > Oldest European companies

European companies founded before 1901

The Twining shop entrance on the Strand, London (photo by Stephencdickson -CC BY-SA 4.0 )

Food & drinks companies

Company name Original product Founding year City & country of foundation
Dallmayr delicatessen 1671 Munich, Germany
Twinings tea 1706 London, UK
Fortnum & Mason tea 1707 London, UK
Douwe Egberts coffee 1753 Joure (Friesland), The Netherlands
Schweppes tonic drink 1790 London, UK
Evian mineral water 1826 Evian (Haute-Savoie), France
Jacqmotte coffee 1828 Brussels, Belgium
Lea & Perrins sauce 1838 Worcester, UK
Cointreau liquor 1849 Angers, France
Gancia liquor & wine 1850 Canelli (Piedmont), Italy
Gervais dairy 1852 Ferrières-en-Bray (Normandy), France
Vittel mineral water 1854 Vittel (Vosges), France
Mariage Frères tea 1854 Paris, France
Neuhaus chocolate 1857 Brussels, Belgium
Bertolli pasta 1865 Lucca (Tuscany), Italy
Nestlé baby food 1866 Vevey (Vaud), Switzerland
Martini & Rossi liquor 1879 Turin, Italy
Grand Marnier liquor 1880 Neauphle-le-Château (Yvelines), France
Côte d'Or chocolate 1883 Brussels, Belgium
Wilkin & Sons jam 1885 Tiptree (Essex), UK
Fauchon delicatessen 1886 Paris, France
Bettys & Taylors tea 1886 Harrogate, UK
De Cecco pasta 1887 Fara San Martino (Abruzzo), Italy
Materne jam 1888 Floreffe (Namur), Belgium
Lipton tea 1890 Glasgow, UK
Rombouts coffee 1896 Antwerp, Belgium
Perrier mineral water 1898 Vergèze (Gard), France
San Pellegrino mineral water 1899 Milan, Italy



Copyright © 2004-2017 Eupedia.com All Rights Reserved.