From 1909 To 1950

From 1909 To 1950

1909

John Martin (born in 1886 at Newmarket, GB) sets up in Antwerp.

Launch of Schweppes Indian Tonic, Globe lemonades and importation of the first English beers.

1912

John Martin becomes the official importer of Guinness and Bass Pale Ale.

1924

Creation of Gordon Scotch Ale. The promising bouquet tells no lies.

1934

Waters and lemonades are installed in Genval.

1941

Requisition of the factories for the production of Becks.

1950

Creation of the ‘Bulldog Pale Ale’ which was later to become the famous ‘Martin’s Pale Ale’.