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    Prestat’s new mini truffle sharing boxes: What could be more perfect than perfectly delicious mini truffles, designed to be deviously perfect for sharing? Scrumptious and glorious, devised by the team that is inspired daily by our founders, the Dufour family, who in 1895 created the world’s first recipe for the chocolate truffle. These delightful recipes [...]

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  • Payment by Name-Tag : 1980 through to 1999

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    New owner Stanley Cohen entrepreneur Prestat was acquired by Stanley S. Cohen, a successful entrepreneur with numerous business interests ranging from property development to fine porcelain. The challenges, however, proved extreme. As feared, production of chocolates in South Molton Street was halted shortly before the business moved from its birthplace to the current Piccadilly premises [...]

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  • The Theatrical Years, 1960 through to 1980

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    Neville Croft had tried his hand at acting – having some very minor roles in various Reviews – before his foray into playwriting and the dramatic failure after two days of the unfortunately named All Year Round. His brother Maxwell Croft had been a costumier before sensibly leaving the theatre behind and establishing a successful [...]

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