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Apollo-Kerzenfabrik (candle factory), a forerunner of Unilever GmbH in Austria, founded 1839 in the former Apollosaal (ballroom) in the 7th district of Vienna, produced stearin candles and (from 1875) margarine (at the branch which had opened in 1846 at Penzing, the 14th district of Vienna); merged with Schicht company in 1911, produced fine soap from 1918. The building in the 14th district of Vienna was sold in 1939 and later demolished.

Further reading#

F. Czeike, Historisches Lexikon Wien, 5 vols., 1992-1997.