Records of James Finlay Company (US) Incorporation

Scope and Content

  • Corporate records 1979-1981.

Administrative / Biographical History

James Finlay & Co (US) Inc was incorporated in 1981 as Finlay Tea Solutions US Inc and then Finlay Extracts & Ingredients USA Inc. Based at Morristown in New Jersey it is responsible for the groups very substantial black tea trading operations in North America and also its highly successful instant tea trading operations in North America. The Company also comprises a coffee extraction business previously known as Autocrat.


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USA Board visit GB 248 UGD 091/1/1/8/35.

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Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) Second Edition, September 1999and National Council on Archives, Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names

Scotland is the location of all place names in the administrative/biographical history element, unless otherwise stated.

Fonds level description compiled by Peter Morphew, Business Archive Cataloguer (James Finlay Ltd), January 2016.