H. Fox & Co. founded by Herman Fox at it’s original Brooklyn location
Fox creates his original formula for Chocolate syrup
1904 - “Egg Creams” with Fox’s syrups are served


1911 - Brooklyn Botanical Gardens opens
1913 - Ebbits Field opens, home of the Brooklyn Dodgers


Prohibition begins. Sugar prices soar because of bootlegging
1928 - Cyclone Roller Coaster opens in Coney Island


H. Fox creates the same name U-bet and incorporates it into it’s chocolate labels
“Fox’s U-bet” appears on labels and on in store advertising


Irving Fox joins his father, Herman, in the family business. Route sales to candy stores and luncheonettes is the mainstay of company sales
1941 - World War II
1947 - Jackie Robinson signs with Brooklyn Dodgers
1948 - H. Fox begins marketing Fox’s U-bet in consumer packages



David Fox, the current president, joins the family business
1963 - Foxy bottles of flavored syrup are marketed
1964 - NY Worlds Fair. Fox’s U-bet egg creams served
1964 - Verrazano Bridge Completed


The company makes a major change in their institutional packaging from glass to plastic containers
1975 - Mel Brooks is quoted in the February “Playboy” Magazine extolling the qualities of a Fox’s U-bet “Egg Cream”


Aquisition of several local syrup manufacturers


The company begins production of syrups in Bag-in-Box containers
Introduction of Juice Mixes to the institutional product line
Acquisitions continue
Brooklyn, still the most populace Borough


2002 - Kelly Fox, David’s son joins the family business as the 4th generation
2002 - H.Fox & our “U-bet” syrup are featured on a repeating profile on the Food Channel
2003 - The Company changes original glass jar to a plastic squeeze bottle after conclusively determining that no formula change is required

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