Branston Pickle was born
Named after the small village near Burton, Staffordshire, Crosse & Blackwell first produced Branston pickle in 1922.
Branston trademark was registered
Crosse & Blackwell registered the trademark in 1929.
First television advert launched
First TV advert launched with the lyric ‘Bring out the Branston’.
Voted as top UK brand
Branston Pickle voted as one of the top 50 UK brands of the 20th century.
Bought by Premier Foods
Premier Foods transferred the production to a factory in Bury St Edmunds in 2004.
Branston Pickle available in over 50 countries
Branston Pickle alone sold over 28 million jars in 2006.
Sold by Premier Foods to Mizkan
Japanese firm Mizkan Euro acquired Branston in February 2013. Its products are still manufactured in the UK, and the slogan ‘Bring out the Branston’ remains synonymous with the brand.
Branston launches first TV advert in five years
As part of the Make it Special campaign, the TV ad shows a dad who is defeated by many fatherly tasks, but makes it all up to his son by being great at making cheese and pickle sandwiches for lunchboxes.
Branston launches two new chutney flavours
Caramelised Onion and Mediterranean Tomato chutneys hit the shelves and fast become favourites among Branston fans.