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Book on the History of Framptons


Framptons has been in business since 1898, and has been based at its current location in Shepton Mallet, Somerset, since the 1960s.

Prior to being an egg processing facililty and contract processing plant, Framptons' main factory building was owned by the Co-operative and run as a bacon factory.

Local author Leonard Ware has written a book, entitled 'From Bacon to Eggs, a history of the Co-op bacon factory and Framptons in Shepton Mallet' which details the factory's origins to the present day. The book includes several anecdotes and memoirs from staff past and present, pictures showing the transformation of the factory over the years, and some interesting artefacts.

You can buy a copy of the book by sending a cheque for £8.99 payable to 'Framptons Limited' along with your name, address and telephone number to: Caroline Burgess, Marketing Co-ordinator, Framptons Limited, 76 Charlton Road, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 5PD.

Alternatively, e-mail for more details.

The book is also available from Shepton Mallet Tourist Information Centre.

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