Duckworth & Co

Food flavouring manufacturer, based at Old Trafford Essence Distillery, Chester Road, Manchester. Founded as Duckworth as Duckworth and Kirtlan in 1885, but the business partnership with Samuel Kirtlan was dissolved in 1887 and the company continued as Duckworth & Co.

The company moved to the Old Trafford premises in 1896. It was acquired by Cargill in 2003.