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United Biscuits Ltd - Articles and news items

Nestlé signs China e-commerce partnership with Alibaba Group

Industry news  •  19 January 2016  •  Victoria White

Nestlé signed a new partnership with Alibaba Group in China, to grow online sales, build key brands and offer new products to millions of consumers.

McVitie’s Digestives boosts United Biscuits’ exports

Industry news  •  26 November 2015  •  Victoria White

United Biscuits has announced a 50% jump in its total exports from the UK over the past three years, boosted by sales of McVitie’s Digestives…

United Biscuits branches out in China

Industry news  •  11 November 2015  •  Victoria White

United Biscuits has officially opened its flagship eCommerce store for consumers in China on Alibaba Group’s Tmall Global platform…

McVitie’s launch first ever range of biscuit-inspired ice cream

Industry news  •  5 August 2015  •  Victoria White

British biscuit maker McVitie’s has launched a limited edition range of ice creams inspired by the nation’s most iconic collection of biscuits…

United Biscuits starts resupplying McVitie’s Toasting Waffles

Industry news  •  15 July 2015  •  Victoria White

Following the voluntary withdrawal from sale of McVitie’s Toasting Waffles, United Biscuits have confirmed that they have started to resupply the product…

United Biscuits voluntarily withdraws McVitie’s Toasting Waffles due to allergens

Industry news  •  3 July 2015  •  Victoria White

United Biscuits has chosen to voluntarily withdraw McVitie’s Toasting Waffles from sale in the UK following a change to the product recipe…

United Biscuits appoints two new members to its Advisory Board

Industry news  •  14 May 2015  •  Victoria White

United Biscuits, a manufacturer of biscuits and cakes, has today announced the addition of two international business executives to its Advisory Board…

United Biscuits and Cargill create strategic three-year partnership

Industry news  •  26 November 2014  •  United Biscuits

United Biscuits (UB), a leading international manufacturer of biscuits, announces a strategic three-year partnership with Cargill, an international producer of food and agricultural products and services…

Blackstone and PAI Partners agree sale of United Biscuits to Yildiz Holding

Industry news  •  3 November 2014  •  United Biscuits

Private equity funds managed by Blackstone (“Blackstone”) and PAI Partners (“PAI”) announce the sale of United Biscuits (“UB” or “the Company”), a leading international manufacturer of biscuits, to Yildiz Holding (“Yildiz”)…

Monitoring energy at United Biscuits

Issue 2 2005, Past issues  •  3 May 2005  •  Dr Rob Rolston, Thermal Process Development Manager and Geoff Townsend, Process Technology Controller, United Biscuits Ltd

We are all increasingly aware of the rising cost of energy – both personally and professionally – and the need to conserve it. However, accurate measurement of energy is equally important for the effective control of our heating and cooling processes, as well as the consistency and quality of the final product. This article presents a method that accurately measures energy levels within the process, interprets the results for increased efficiency and uses the technique to solve problems.


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