THU 4TH JUN 2020


Bringing the family business community together


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Broughton Removals Ltd

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Burns Pet Nutrition

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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!


Shirley Plantation

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



In 1956, Linfox founder, Lindsay Fox, started Linfox with one truck in... Full Article

Oldest Businesses


Salts Healthcare Limited
1701 - England

Salts Healthcare is one of the UK's oldest family-run manufacturing companies, based in Aston, Birmingham. It manufactur... Read More


Fortnum & Mason
1707 - England

Fortnum’s began in 1707, when royal footman William Fortnum set up shop in St James’s with his landlord, Hug... Read More


1711 - England

Brakspear are passionate about great pubs. The family has been running pubs for over 200 years and, while many things ha... Read More


Webb & Son (Combs) Ltd
1711 - England

Combs Tannery is a contemporary Business Park in an historic setting amongst listed Barns and Buildings. Read More


John White & Son Ltd
1715 - Scotland

Located in Auchtermuchty, John White & Son Ltd is the oldest independent weighing company in th UK. Read More


Stephen Walters & Sons Ltd
1720 - England

Weavers of sensational Suffolk silk since 1720. Read More