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Callard and Bowser Nuttall

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of Halifax

By 1976 Guinness's confectionery subsidiary was referred to as Callard and Bowser, Nuttall[1] - included Callard and Bowser, William Nuttall, Riley Brothers (Halifax)[2]

1980 Doncaster factory closed[3]

1982 Callard and Bowser, Nuttall, which was losing money, was sold to Beatrice Foods of Chicago[4]; combined with Smith Kendon.

1988 Acquired by United Biscuits[5]

1993 United Biscuits sold its confectionery group to Kraft General Foods; this included Terry's, Callard and Bowser, Nuttalls, Smith Kendon, Chocometz, Aura[6]

2004 Acquired by Wrigley's

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Dec 15, 1976
  2. The Times, August 03, 1988
  3. The Times, Oct 17, 1980
  4. The Times, Mar 16, 1982
  5. The Times August 03, 1988
  6. The Times Mar. 4, 1993