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United Yeast Co

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of 80, Miller Street, Manchester.

1899 The company was registered on 13 December, to acquire the businesses of yeast merchants of Harvey, Risk and Co of Manchester and Leeds; Blackmore, Leconte and Co of Bristol and London; and William Brocklehurst and Co of Sheffield. [1]

1970 Wholly-owned subsidiary of Distillers Co.[2].

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. The Times, 20 September 1967