Callard & Bowser-Suchard

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Callard and Bowser-Suchard Inc. is a Rye Brook, New York subsidiary of Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company responsible for Altoids mints and other products. Since the mints became prominent in the mid-1990s, Callard and Bowser has added a number of products under the Altoids name. Callard & Bowser, originally a British company, was owned by Kraft Foods until 2004.

The company's best known product remain its traditional mints, available in peppermint, wintergreen, cinnamon, and spearmint flavors. They are packed in a distinctive rectangular tin box.


The company was founded by two Scottish brothers; Richard Callard & John Bowser in 1779 in Maryhill, Glasgow during the Scottish Enlightenment period.

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