United Biscuits has issued a “teaser” letter to six firms including Chinese food business Wahaha and Kellogg as it looks to offload its recently spun-off KP Snacks business for £520m, according to reports.
United Biscuits (UB) has partnered with recycling firm TerraCycle UK to introduce a scheme allowing consumers to post used biscuit wrappers to be recycled into every day goods such as waste bins and watering cans.
Snacks giant United Biscuits has announced plans to use inland waterway shipping to transport goods in Northern Europe in a move it says will save 31% on CO2 compared to road transport and eventually help it cut costs.
Concerns over health have benefited the healthier sweet biscuits segment, according to new research by Mintel, as the industry seeks to improve its health credentials by reducing saturated fat levels and calorie content.
United Biscuits (UB) has announced plans to shed around 85 jobs at its McVitie's biscuit factory in Glasgow, and has begun a consultation with staff and unions in a bid to ensure voluntary rather than compulsory redundancies.
Britain's biggest biscuit producer, United Biscuits, is aiming to drive growth across the biscuit and cake categories in 2011 through reformulation of products for a stronger health positioning as well as updating packaging, amid ongoing divesture...