John Millar & Sons

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John Millar & Sons
Industry Confectionery
Fate Merged with McCowan’s
Successor Millar McCowan
Founded 1844
Founder John Millar
Defunct 2006
Headquarters Broxburn, Scotland

John Millar & Sons is a Scottish confectionery company specialising in Mints and Boiled Sweets.


The company began in 1844, when John Millar started bakery in Leith, shortly afterwords, the business began selling sweets manufactured in the back room. Millars has become widely known for many sweets including Pan Drops, Chocolate Eclairs, and boiled confectionery such as Blackcurrant & Liquorice.[1]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-14. Retrieved 2011-04-22. 

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