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John Mackay and Co

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of 4/12 Canning Street, Edinburgh, Scotland. Also at Cupar, Fife; and Glasgow, Scotland.

  • 1838 Company established.
  • 1922 British Industries Fair Advert as Manufacturers of Kolacafé - Britain's Best Bottled Coffee. Also Manufacturers of Boston Cream, Food Flavors, Concentrated Essences, Gelatine. And Baking Powder, Concentrated Liquid Browning, Celery Salt, Celery Seed, Chutney Paste, Curry Paste, Curry Powder, Custard Powder, Essence of Rennet, Fruit Cordials, Fruit Syrups, Health Salts, Table Jellies, Ketchup, Lemon Squash, Orange Squash, Quinine Wine, Salad Oil, Silicon Plate Powder, Sweet Herbs, Vinegars, Toilet Vinegars, Wine Essences and Superior Table Waters. (Stand No. B.9) [1]

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  1. 1922 British Industries Fair Advert cxlvi; and p51