"Tunnock's Tasteful Past"
How do you create ever-popular biscuits products? Well,
start with excellent ingredients. Add layers of
ownership by the same, caring family. The cover with
generous sprinkling of attention to detail and personal
This winning formula was initiated by Thomas Tunnock in
1890 after he paid ?80 for a shop in Uddingston. Under
the guidance of Thomas (and later his son, Archie),
Tunnock's operated only as bakers and purveyors of
quality flour confectionery until the 1950s. This decade
saw the emergence of four speciality items: Caramel
Wafers, Snowballs, Caramel Logs and Teacakes.
Conqeuently, business boomed and factory extentions
followed, the latest as recent as 2002.
The innovative management has always remainded true to
the original principles and is close to the local
community. Indeed, it is funny how the more things
change at Tunnock's, the more they stay the same.