From an unlikely confectionery origin, Harrogate’s industry story has blossomed down the ages

Perhaps one of the most unusual discoveries regarding our venue for this year’s World Confectionery Conference is the fact that in the 1840s, one of its earliest known forms of confectionery, a toffee from Farrah’s that was designed to mask the taste of the areas’s famed sulphur waters – which by all historical accounts were not considered all that refreshing, though went on to become especially renowned for their purity.


Confectionery Production