"Fisherman's Friend" OO Gauge Vent Van
FROM FLEETWOOD TO THE WORLD.
Big things often have small beginnings. Today, Fisherman’s Friend is a world famous brand. But it all started in Fleetwood, a small coastal town in northwest England. The year was 1865, the idea was amazing and the success that followed over the years was breathtaking.
It all began with three scratchy throats…
The next day he presented the three fishermen with a mixture of liquorice, eucalyptus and menthol - carefully packed into three small bottles. The fishermen were thrilled - and from then on everyone could actually understand their stories again. And yes, you read that correctly, Fisherman's Friend was originally liquid - but since not only the throats were rough, but also the sea, they often broke.
But James had another brilliant idea:
Read more about the history at fishermansfriend.com.