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UB makes a host of brands, including McVitie’s Hobnobs

Final bids for United Biscuits laid down

By Rod Addy

The bidding war for United Biscuits (UB) has come down to three players: Kellogg, Burton’s Biscuit Company and Turkish food producer Ulker Biskuvi Sanayi, which have all now submitted final bids.

UB's advisors are exploring bidders for the company, as well as a potential stock market flotation

United Biscuits bid: Kellogg strong contender

By Rod Addy

A trade buyer looks set to acquire United Biscuits (UB) if a sale is decided upon, with Kellogg a strong contender among three core bidders, according to an industry expert.

McVitie’s makes a range of cakes and cake bars at the Halifax plant

McVitie’s Halifax pay dispute prompts strike threat

By Rod Addy

The threat of industrial action looms over United Biscuit’s (UB's) McVitie’s Cake Company factory at Halifax as trades union members rebel over job cuts, shift pattern changes and potential wage cuts.

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