1960s – 70s

The sixties and seventies saw two historic milestones that have made us the business we are today.

In 1962 Bettys purchased C.E. Taylor & Co – a Yorkshire based tea and coffee merchant. And fifteen years later Yorkshire Tea filled teapots for the very first time.

Charles Taylor portrait

Maybe I will stay a while…

Frederick in a letter to his sister Ida on his arrival in Yorkshire
12th September 1907

Bettys 1960s logo
Taylors Café Imperial in Ilkley and Bettys Ilkley