Griffiths Brothers Proprietary Limited

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Griffiths Brothers Proprietary Limited

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Dates of existence

1898 - 1920


The firm was established in 1879 by James Griffiths, who entered upon a partnership with his brother, John, in 1882. The company was registered in Victoria in 1898 as a proprietary company and re-registered in 29 October 1913. It became a public company on 2 December 1920 trading as Griffiths Brothers Ltd. Its main activities were the manufacture, distribution and sale of tea, coffee and cocoa.


Melbourne; Sydney

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Functions, occupations and activities

coffee manufacturing; food retailing; grocery and liquor wholesaling; tea manufacturing

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Entered from deposit description on 18 May 2011




Jobson's Year Book of Public Companies of Australia and New Zealand

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