Whitworths head office Wellingborough Road Irthlingborough.

Whitworths is a dried fruit, home baking and snack products company, established in 1886 based in Irthlingborough, Northamptonshire, UK.[1] As of March 2009 it employed 310 people.[2] The company was begun by the three Whitworth brothers John, Herbert and Newton trading under the name of Whitworth Bros.[3] In 1971 they were awarded the Royal Warrant by Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother and in 1974 by Queen Elizabeth II.[4]


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