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Tayto Group History

Tayto Group History

1956. Thomas Hutchinson had the clever idea to make a new potato product called crisps, and started making Tayto crisps creating one of the world’s best loved brands of crisps and snacks.
2006. Golden Wonder is acquired by Tatyo (NI) Ltd.
2007. Tayto Group purchases Sirhowy Valley Foods who produce REAL Crisps.
2008. Tayto Golden Wonder acquire Birmingham based Red Mill Snack Foods Limited.
2012. Tayto Group purchases Midland Snacks Limited.
2012. REAL Crisps factory destroyed by Fire.
2016. Tayto Group Limited purchases Tavern Snacks Limited.
2017.

Tayto Group acquired a majority stake holding in Devon-based popcorn maker, Portlebay Popcorn. The business will be run independently from Tayto although it will have access to the wider group capabilities and know-how.