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Female workers packing penny oval tins in 1910.<br />
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A staple of the British kitchen is celebrating its anniversary this year as Colman's Mustard turns 200.<br />
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Archivist's research reveals the 200 year history of Colmans mustard.<br />
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Founded in Norwich in 1814 by Jeremiah Colman, the super hot condiment made from Norfolk mustard seeds soon become a family favourite at dinner tables throughout the Empire, with even Capt Scott taking a case on his ill fated Terra Nova expedition to the south pole.<br />
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So vital was the powdered sauce that it escaped wartime rationing to keep the home fires burning during the dark days of WW2. <br />
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Despite being founded a year before Napoleon met his Waterloo, the world famous brand still produces 3000 tons of the fiery favourite every year exporting to all parts of the globe.