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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 9th April, 2011)

Uncle Joes

Uncle Joes
Dorning Street factory after a new lick of paint.

Photo: Brian  (Fuji Finepix S7000)
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Comment by: Ken R on 9th April 2011 at 00:09

Good Company, great mint balls. They are sometimes very hot if you get a buble in the middle.

Comment by: A Parr Aussie on 9th April 2011 at 03:33

We can get Uncle joe;s, if you want to pay 3 times the price.good photo of the old building.

Comment by: Ellen on 9th April 2011 at 04:35

Wish we could get Uncle Joe's in Canada!!

Comment by: billy on 9th April 2011 at 07:05

You can see this sign on the train.

Comment by: Mick on 9th April 2011 at 07:40

Looks like its been newly painted.

Comment by: dave johnson on 9th April 2011 at 10:10

A great smell when the mint balls are being made, just as pleasing as when fresh bread was being baked at Rathbones.

Comment by: dave marsh on 9th April 2011 at 10:59

Anyone remember the dairy in this area and the endless clatter of bottles being washed.

Comment by: Jimmy on 9th April 2011 at 11:44

that would be the coop dairy dave

Comment by: Catherine on 9th April 2011 at 14:53

We can get uncle Joe's here in the US , usually at airports.

Comment by: Alan on 9th April 2011 at 14:55

Outsiders can order online here and worth doing.

Comment by: Derek Platt on 9th April 2011 at 19:16

Hi Ellen, it depends where you live in Canada. I live in Abbotsford B.C. and I asked our local "English Store" to get them in for me. By the way good pic. I used to walk past all the time in my younger days

Comment by: Shirl on 9th April 2011 at 22:23

Ken R - I'd get very hot too if I had a (Michael) Buble around my middle too! LOL

Ironically, just this past week sent a tin of Uncle Joe's to a friend in Pekin, Illinois.

Nice that this pic and the factory is still in the present and not from the past.

Comment by: Ellen on 10th April 2011 at 02:48

Thanks,Derek. However,I live in a small town in Midwestern Ontario, rarely go to the City any more!
Alan-Thanks for the info,will certainly try it.

Comment by: Fred Cunliffe on 10th April 2011 at 07:26

Had some in Durban last year,thanks to my nephew.Nice picture.

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