Our Story

Our Story

The home of the famous Yorkshire Mixture, Joseph Dobson’s is a fascinating story of a family owned business, which has prospered to become one of the largest family owned confectionery manufacturers in England.

The company continues to manufacture high quality boiled sweets and lollipops to traditional recipes meeting all the challenges of a 21st century market place but also still maintaining the ‘old fashioned’ tastes and traditions of the 19th and 20th centuries.



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Our Story

You don’t run a sweet making business for over 160 years without a story to tell.

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Time Line - Learn More

Time Line

For over a century we have been creating sweet memories with some key moments and dates which we hope you find interesting.

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The History of Sweet Making - Learn More

The History of Sweet Making

Our sweets and mega lollies are made using a combination of traditional and modern processes and the traditional techniques have changed very little over the years

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