Labour shortages in York lead to a subsidiary works being set up in Fawdon, 3 miles from Newcastle. Railway links allow goods to be transported efficiently and quickly between it and the Cocoa Works in York. By summer 1958 all fruit gum, pastille and jelly production has been transferred to Fawdon.
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A fascinating introduction to the historic debate on social vs financial incentives in the workplace - using some of our own Rowntree photographs and drawing on a 1930s study of the Rowntree Cocoa Works in York @rowntreesoc https://t.co/CjMvw4SeYt