Rowntrees got itís start in 1725 by a Quakers, Mary Tuke who opens shop in Walmgate. In 1775 her sons took over and then sold there business to Henry Isaac Rowntree in 1862. The famous Fruit Pastilles were introduced in 1881. They are even more popular today. Rowntree is now part of the Nestle family and still have many of the same treats you grew up on. Not to mention even more. So why not try something from across the pond that you will fall in love with!