Story of Prestat

  • All books on the history of chocolate identified 1902 as the year in which French émigré Antoine Dufour established Prestat. This is the date we have on all the Prestat boxes. We have since been given copies of some of Antoine Dufour’s papers including notes on employees which show that he started recruiting as early as July, 1891, when he took on a Monsieur Urech from Switzerland to make pralines.
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