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United Biscuits part of new firm

United Biscuits (UB) owner Yildiz Holdings has combined its global biscuits and confectionery businesses to form a new company worth £3.57bn ($5.2bn).

Bakery is Northern Family Business of the Year

Family Business United (FBU) has announced Bradleys Bakery is North & Northern Ireland Family Business of the Year 2016.

New McVitie’s twin packs

United Biscuits (UB) has announced the launch of McVitie’s To Go snack packs. 

United Biscuits identifies £500m growth opportunity in biscuits

United Biscuits (UB) has identified £500m of growth opportunity in the UK biscuit market as part of its first Biscuit Review.

United Biscuits to encourage a new generation

Leading food and drink manufacturers, including United Biscuits, will join forces this week to inspire more young people to consider careers in the UK’s largest manufacturing sector.

UB boss steps down

United Biscuits’ chief executive, Jeff van der Eems, has stepped down with immediate effect.

Shrewsbury baker celebrates football cup challenge with loaf

Bread and Loaf bakery in Castle Gates has produced the FA Cob, to celebrate Shrewsbury Town’s FA Cup draw with Manchester United. 

United Biscuits confirms national biscuit shortage

United Biscuits (UB), which owns the McVitie’s, Jacobs and Go Ahead brands, has admitted the flooding of its Carlisle factory has resulted in a nationwide shortage of its biscuits.

UB invests £15m in export drive

United Biscuits (UB) is planning to invest £15m to increase capacity at its biggest factory next year and is forecasting a 50% increase in its exports by 2020.

Dum Dum Doughnuts to expand in UAE

Dum Dum Doughnuts has launched a new website and announced expansion plans in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

United Biscuits suffers profit tumble

United Biscuits (UB) has seen pre-tax operating profits fall 47.5% to £54.7 million in the year to 3 January 2015, according to newly filed Companies House accounts.

United Biscuits Sweeet campaign turns to breakfast

A flying squirrel with jet-pack is the latest character being used to advertise United Biscuits (UB) products with the relaunch of McVitie’s Breakfast range. 

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UB extends ‘Sweeet’ campaign with cuddly toy giveaway

United Biscuits is giving away 3.5 million cuddly toys from McVitie’s ‘Sweeet’ campaign in the next step of the relaunch that began last year. 

Blaze at McVitie’s factory contained

Around 100 workers were reportedly evacuated from United Biscuit’s Mcvitie’s Stockport factory, after some digestives caught fire.

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