Oval vintage tin chocolate tin in Delft blue for DROSTESKU: BT-2927-20
Oval vintage tin chocolate tin in Delft blue for DROSTE.
- Manufacturer: Droste's cocoa & chocolate factories
- Manufacturing date: 1970
Oval drum with images of sailing ships, a windmill and a flock of sheep in Delft blue for chocolate from Droste, Haarlem
Tin drum with an oval shape and equipped with a loose, double-walled impression / lid. Tin has rolled seams and a folded longitudinal seam. The decoration of this tin consists of Delft blue with a white background with, among other things, floral motifs and in decorated medallions sailing ships on the water, cows in front of a mill and a flock of sheep.
Text in English on the lid: Contains mild bittersweet chocolate ... etc. Text on the side of the tin: Droste Haarlem, Holland. Marked on the bottom in relief with Droste.
This chocolate tin is in a vintage condition with traces of use and age-related traces of wear. Pictures are part of the description.
- Height: 6.0 cm.
- Length: 17.4 cm.
- Width: 10.4 cm.
Droste, in full Droste B.V. Vaassen, is a Dutch chocolate producer founded in Haarlem in 1890. The Drostepastilles are still being produced, just like the chocolate letters.
The company, originally a family business, has been taken over several times and has been an independent business unit within the German company Hosta since 1997. The original Droste roasting plant was still in use until 2004, as part of Dutch Cacao BV, which had been producing Blooker cacao there since 1986, but in that year the production moved to a new factory in Amsterdam. Since 1986, the production of Droste has taken place in Vaassen and the chocolate products of this company are sold in more than seventy countries. More than 65% of turnover is realized abroad.
The name Droste comes from the pastry and biscuit baker Gerardus Johannes Droste from Haarlem. From 1863 he sold chocolate pastilles (round, flat chocolates that he calls Pastilles Droste) in his shop on the Verwulft in Haarlem (nowadays a branch of McDonald's is located). In 1890 he opens a factory in that city.
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Country of origin
The Netherlands - Holland
Kind of object
Chocolate - Droste - sailing ships - cows - mill - sheep - floral motifs
White - Delft blue
Droste's cacao & chocoladefabrieken
Tin - metal
Vintage with traces of use, wear and tear
Parcel post with track & trace