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1857 Founded by T. L. Pelling and C. H. Stanley
By 1879, they were importing canned salmon from the John West company in Oregon, USA.
1888 Pelling Stanley purchased the rights to use the John West name
1892 The first shipments of John West Salmon appeared
By 1924, the three companies, operating separately, were all associated with Unilever