History Timeline

History Timeline
1875
November 6

T. Tristram established the firm

T. Tristram

The first factory was a small building of two (2) rooms attached to the rear of Mr. Tristram’s home in Hope Street, South Brisbane.

1917
November 6

T. Tristram branded glass bottles launched in the market

1918
October 23

Tristram’s Grey Street Factory

Tristram’s Grey Street Factory
1929
November 6

Tristram’s factory on Boundary Street South Brisbane

The building stood as a local icon in its prime; its imposing structure and the activity within was a representation of a successful and important Brisbane venture.

 

Tristram Factory

 The building still stands today and is the home of the West End Markets.

 

Tristram Factory

November 7

Ad’s for the Tristram soft drink in The Brisbane Courier, the precursor to today’s The Courier-Mail

Ad’s for the Tristram soft drink in The Brisbane Courier, the precursor to today’s The Courier-Mail
November 8

For generations of Queenslanders Tristram’s was the soft drink of choice

For generations of Queenslanders Tristram’s was the soft drink of choice

1950
February 7

Tristram’s display Brisbane Exhibition

Tristram’s display Brisbane Exhibition
1976
November 5

Sold the soft drink business to Cadbury Schweppes

1979
November 6

Tristram family established Trisco Foods Pty Ltd

Tristram family established Trisco Foods Pty Ltd
2007
November 6

Established factory at Carole Park

Established factory at Carole Park
2014
November 6

Launched liquid thickener ‘Precise Think-N INSTANT’

Launched liquid thickener ‘Precise Think-N INSTANT’
2017
November 6

Acquired nutritional supplement brand ‘Enprocal & Prime Nutrition’

Acquired nutritional supplement brand ‘Enprocal & Prime Nutrition’
November 23

Installed new high speed Liquid Pouch Packaging Machine

2019
February 7

Installed new Rotational Retort

February 7

Trisco 2nd factory in Colorado Springs, USA opening

Trisco 2nd factory in Colorado Springs, USA opening
February 27

Installed new waste management system Membrane BioReactor (MBR) technology

Installed new waste management system Membrane BioReactor (MBR) technology
2020
September 17

Completed factory extension to enable expansion of manufacturing capabilities and extra specialised equipment

Completed factory extension to enable expansion of manufacturing capabilities and extra specialised equipment