Don’t forget the fruit gums, Mum!

Rowntrees commissions its first TV advert, whch goes out in November, advertising Fruit Gums. It is just one more innovation in marketing Rowntrees’ products. Both Henry and Arnold have prepared the ground, but George Harris becomes the strongest advocate of the value of advertising the Rowntree brand. He is company Chairman from 1941 to 1952 and oversees the company’s recovery after WW2.

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