1. 1922

    Branston Pickle was born

    Named after the small village near Burton, Staffordshire, Crosse & Blackwell first produced Branston pickle in 1922.

  2. 1929

    Branston trademark was registered

    Crosse & Blackwell registered the trademark in 1929.

  3. 1972

    First television advert launched

    First TV advert launched with the lyric ‘Bring out the Branston’.

  4. 1999

    Voted as top UK brand

    Branston Pickle voted as one of the top 50 UK brands of the 20th century.

  5. 2002

    Bought by Premier Foods

    Premier Foods transferred the production to a factory in Bury St Edmunds in 2004.

  6. 2006

    Branston Pickle available in over 50 countries

    Branston Pickle alone sold over 28 million jars in 2006.

  7. 2013

    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.

  8. 2013

    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.

  9. 2014

    Branston launches two new chutney flavours

    Caramelised Onion and Mediterranean Tomato chutneys hit the shelves and fast become favourites among Branston fans.