1980s

Nestle purchased Rowntree Mackintosh in 1988, so the tins from the very late 1980s show the Nestles address, although still being branded as Mackintoshs. Before that, from the late 1970s or early 1980s, Rowntree Mackintosh started showing the contents weight in grams, in brackets, after the imperial weight in ounces. From about 1985, a ‘best before’ date was stamped on the bottom of the tin

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