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Thomas and Evans

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of Porth, South Wales.

Manufacturer of Corona Soft Drinks.

1890s Founded by William Thomas and William Evans, as grocers, provision merchants, and mineral water manufacturers.

1920 Private company formed.

1935 Incorporated as a Limited Company.[1]

1950 Launched Tango orange flavoured drink.

1958 Acquired by Beecham.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, March 12, 1935
  2. The Times, September 6, 1958