The firm was founded in 1965 when the supermarket owning Asquith family merged with the Associated Dairies
company of Yorkshire.
Steve's collection includes gallon bottles from Associated Dairies
You can work this one out - what supermarket did Associated Dairies
Charles was on Tyneside 35 years ago to officially open Newcastle's Freeman Hospital and then unveil the new Associated Dairies
plant in Benton, before setting off for other engagements in Sunderland and County Durham in the afternoon.
In 1965 the Asquiths merged with Associated Dairies
and Farm Stores Ltd creating Asda(AS+DA) Stores Ltd.
Leeds-based supermarket chain and Scandinavian retailer Asda Stores Limited was founded as Associated Dairies
& Farm Stores Limited in 1949 in Leeds.
One of the milestones came in the late 1970s when the practice secured a small but growing dairy company in Leeds as a repeat client - Associated Dairies
- that was the forerunner of Asda.
Like M&S they have their roots in Leeds and were founded as Associated Dairies
& Farm Stores Limited.
, who are putting up the money, have agreed not to open their Asda store on any Saturday when the first team is at home, to avoid clashing traffic.
Asda was formed in the late 1960s as a merger between Asquith Butchers and Associated Dairies
ASDA: The Leeds-based Asquith chain of three supermarkets and Associated Dairies
united to form Asquith and Dairies or Asda, in 1965.