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UNITED BISCUITS PENSION SCHEME

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 LMA/4559
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: UNITED BISCUITS PENSION SCHEME
Date(s): 1988
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.01 linear metres.
Name of creator(s): United Biscuits Pension Scheme

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

United Biscuits was established in 1948 following the merger of McVitie and Price and MacFarlane Lang. In 1960, the company added to its portfolio with the acquisition of Crawford Biscuits and MacDonald's Biscuits. Subsequent acquisitions include:

1967 - Meredith and Drew (crisp manufacturers);
1968 - Kenyon Son and Craven (nut manufacturers);
1974 - Keebler Company (US cookie and cracker manufacturer);
1982 - Terry's of York (confectionery company);
1988 - Ross Young's (frozen food);
1990 - Verkade (Dutch biscuit and confectionery company);
2004 - Jacob's Biscuit Group.

Since 2000, United Biscuits has sold several parts of its business, including UB Hungary (sold to Danone in 2000) and UB Southern Europe (sold to Kraft Foods Inc).

Information available at http://www.unitedbiscuits.com/about-us.php?rnd=GideVfWTaODtyf5CAIKYqEUr3zy1exP8%2BSheEM0Lo%3D (accessed October 2010).

Until 31 October 2007, the United Biscuits Pension Plan was a final salary scheme; from 1 November 2007, however, it was converted to a Career Average Revalued Earnings scheme.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

United Biscuits Pension Scheme explanatory booklet.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

One item.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited by the Pensions Archive Trust in April 2009.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Description by Susan Gentles.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
November 2010 to January 2011.

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