Chocolate: The British Chocolate Industry

Chocolate

Chocolate: The British Chocolate Industry is a new book from Shire Publishing by Paul Chrystal and Joe Dickinson including photography by Mark Sunderland.

This book charts the history of chocolate manufacture, marketing and consumption in Britain from its origins in the eighteenth century. It then describes the golden age from 1900 to the 1970s and the subsequent US and Swiss invasions, spearheaded by brands such as Mars, Toblerone and Nestlé’s Milky Bar, including the takeovers by Nestle and Kraft.

Photographs by Mark include images of Joe Dickinson’s amazing collection of Rowntree’s memorabilia, and Mark did most of the still life and copy photography for the book.

About marksunderland

Mark Sunderland is a landscape and travel photographer based in Yorkshire, England. He supplies licensed images through marksunderland.com - The Source for Images of Yorkshire - and also runs photography workshops in the Yorkshire Dales with Natural Light Workshops.

2 Responses

  1. Jane peters

    Hi Happy New Year
    I don’t if you can help me but I have a 1960’s/ 70’s rowntrees pastilles vending machine still in it’s wraping it was delivered in.
    My Father had a sweet shop when I was a little girl and he never used this machine its in the old money (sixpence) and I wondered if you knew anyone who might be interested in buying it ?
    regards Jane

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