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Looking back over the years at Basset's confectioners

This week we take a look back over 100 years at Bassett’s Confectioners

Thursday, 22nd August 2019, 14:04 pm

The company was founded in 1842 in Sheffield by George Bassett.

Perhaps the company's best-known Liquorice Allsorts, were created by accident in 1899 and in 1926 the Bertie Bassett, was created – Bertie continues to represent the brand today.

In 2016, the brand was joined with Maynards to create Maynards Bassetts.

All pictures courtesy of Picture Sheffield www.picturesheffield.co.uk

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