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Making a Stick of London Rock in Wood Green (1957)

Making London Rock at Barrats Factory in Wood Green in 1957.

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Comment by John D on January 30, 2015 at 7:08
No wimpy plastic gloves in those days then ? Hope they washed their hands after the toilet :-)
Comment by Peter on April 29, 2015 at 21:52

Nice! thanks for uploading this found it quite interesting! 

Comment by sam_b on May 12, 2015 at 12:33

Liked that. Thanks.

Comment by matthew cuthbert on October 10, 2016 at 9:09
Sweet Rock stretched by a workout from an in-house designed 'pudding machine,' then after the letters were added, an extremely skilled Sugar Puller, pulled the sweet to a one inch diameter. An amazing feat, true artisans.
Comment by matthew cuthbert on October 10, 2016 at 9:30
Production in the end couldn't compete with smaller outfits in seaside towns producing rock candy, (giving way to more profitable production lines,) though this video promotes the great skill and knowledge of traditional sweet manufacture Barrat employees mastered.

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