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

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

The Nestle production line

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.”

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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.

The Nestle production line