Video: Lost footage of Rowntree’s chocolate factory in York

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A recently discovered film showing workers at Rowntree Mackintosh’s factory in York has been put online.

Alex Hutchinson, of Nestlé History & Archives, said: “The film shows men and women in the Rowntree Mackintosh Cream department at various points in the 1980s, making and packing Black Magic chocolates by hand.”

The Nestle production line

The Nestle production line

The company wants to trace people in the film as part of a project it is working on and anyone who can help should call 0800 604604.