Aspinwall and Company Limited is one of the earliest commercial enterprises in the Malabar Coast, established in the year 1867, by the legendary English trader and visionary, John H. Aspinwall.
In 1956, the Royal Family of Travancore acquired some shares in Aspinwall, when the company became a public limited company.
Egyptians, Arabians, Chinese, Europeans..For centuries, they kept flocking to the shores of Kerala..in search of spices and riches. Some of them plundered the hills and the plains, and went home wealthy. A few of them stayed back and nurtured the economy of the land. One such outstanding personality who made Cochin his home away from home was John .H. Aspinwall.