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America’s Oldest and Pennsylvania’s Largest Cordial Producer

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EST 1884

Charles Jacquin et Cie., Inc. is founded to produce fine, old-world cordials in the United States.

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1920’s

Nationally renowned Jacquin’s survives prohibition producing non-alcoholic cordials.

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1933

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Charles Jacquin et Cie., Inc. relocates to Philadelphia and partners with Maurice J. Cooper, an executive and merchant in imported food & beverages. Jacquin’s soared to become one of the world’s leading producers of cordials and liqueurs.

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1937

Charles Jacquin et Cie.,Inc. acquires Forbidden Fruit from the Louise Bustonaby family in France.

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1950’s

Charles Jacquin achieves national prominence with over 40 different cordials and liqueurs.

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1980’s

With continued growth, production facilities are modernized and expanded in the heart of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1990’s

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A time for portfolio expansion with the introduction of Bartenders Ready-to-Drink cocktails and Pennsylvania Dutch Egg Nog.

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2006

World treasured Chambord is sold to Brown-Forman.

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2020

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Family run and operated for three generations

John A. Cooper becomes CEO and 3rd generation owner of Charles Jacquin et Cie., Inc. bringing a renewed focus on innovation, modernization, and the local community.

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