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United Bakeries

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1955 Spillers formed United Bakeries to take over the baking interests of the group. United Bakeries pioneered the use of a single brand name in baking, in this case Wonderloaf[1]

One of the principal subsidiaries was Wonder Baking Co

1957 Acquired Montgomerie Bread Company[2]

1965 Acquired Frears and Blacks, bakers, of Leicester[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Oct 15, 1971
  2. The Times , July 15, 1957
  3. The Times Wednesday, May 5, 1965