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for a cream tea and a peek inside The Quality Street factory with author Penny Thorpe, an expert on the history of chocolate in York, who has just written her first novel.
Penny was the company archivist for Nestlé for over 10 years. She has amassed a wealth of stories about the manufacture of chocolate in York and the people involved in the industry. She is writing a series of novels, under the pen name Penny Thorpe, based on her knowledge and experience, the first of which is The Quality Street Girls.