FRI 26TH APR 2019


Bringing the family business community together


Paydens Group is an independent family owned company established in 1969. We operate pharmacies across the South-East of England, with our Head Office... Full Article

Mackays Ltd

Following our heritage we make marmalades, preserves, curds and our special single farm conserves, the authentic way in Scotland. Full Article

Clews Homes Ltd

Like you, we recognise new technology can save energy, reduce running costs and improve the way you live. Combining energy-efficient insulation, secur... Full Article


Since its founding in 1932, Champagne Taittinger has evolved into one of the world's premier champagen houses. Full Article

Oldest Family Business

Family businesses exist all over the world and we have spent the past couple of years researching to identify as many of them as we can.  We are continually uncovering new gems and adding them to the lists so check back with us regularly to see some of the oldest family businesses in the world. Whilst every effort is taken to identify the oldest family firms, there are bound to be some which remain undiscovered so if you know of any that should be listed please let us know and we will be delighted to add them too!

Featured Oldest Businesses


Shirley Plantation

On a bluff overlooking the James River, Shirley Plantation offers stun... Full Article


Pizzini Wines

The winemaking dream that has become Pizzini Wines dates back to 1978.... Full Article

Oldest Businesses


Toye & Co
1685 - England

Toye craftsmen have created exceptional identity products for civil and military markets since 1685. Read More


C.P.J. Field & Co. Ltd
1690 - England

C P J Field are proud of our long family history of providing funeral services, which stretches back more than three cen... Read More


Folkes Group Plc
1697 - England

Folkes Holdings, which has been under family control since 1697 and is now run by Constantine Folkes specialises in comm... Read More


Berry Bros & Rudd
1698 - England

Britain's oldest wine and spirit merchant, established in the 17th century. Our flagship store has been located at 3 St ... Read More


Shepherd Neame Limited
1698 - England

Shepherd Neame is an English regional brewery founded in 1698 in Faversham, Kent. It is the oldest brewer in Great Brita... Read More


W. Austin and Sons Limited
1700 - England

The Austin family has been caring for bereaved Hertfordshire families for over 300 years. Our experience and heritage is... Read More