D. & J. Fowler Ltd.

D. & J. Fowler Ltd. was a wholesale grocery company in Adelaide, South Australia, founded as a retail establishment by David Fowler in 1854, before becoming a leading wholesale and indenting firm in South Australia. They were the creators and owners of the well-known Lion brand, which included confectionery, flour, coffee, canned fruit and other goods; Lions brand flour endures, under different ownership today. The firm's interests and holdings were extensive, including the Adelaide Milling Company (purchased 1895), the Robur Tea Company (1931) and its subsidiary the Oriental Tea Company, Adelaide Bottle Company (1912) and others.

D. & J. Fowler Ltd. was taken over by the Adelaide-based Southern Farmers Ltd in 1982–3.


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