Lofthouse of Fleetwood
Headquarters of Lofthouse Ltd. in Fleetwood
|Founded||1865Fleetwood, Lancashire, United Kingdomin|
|Owners||Doreen Lofthouse, Tony Lofthouse, Duncan Lofthouse & a family foundation|
Number of employees
Lofthouse of Fleetwood Ltd. is a British family-owned company based in Fleetwood. It was headed by Tony Lofthouse until his death in 2018; he was the fourth generation of the Lofthouse family to head the company. The company's most famous product is the Fisherman's Friend menthol lozenge.
Two-thirds of the company's shares were held by Doreen and Tony Lofthouse, and the remaining third by a family foundation and their son Duncan Lofthouse.[needs update] The company was estimated to be valued at £165 million in 2009.
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