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Danone is a multinational food-products corporation based in the 9th arrondissement of Paris. It has four business lines: Fresh Dairy products, Waters, Early Life Nutrition and Medical Nutrition

1989 Acquired Associated Biscuits which was renamed The Jacob's Bakery

1991 Already had a significant interest in W. and R. Jacob and Co in Ireland and made a recommended offer for that company[1]

2004 United Biscuits acquired the UK and Irish biscuit businesses of Danone including Jacob's and Twiglets[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, June 26, 1991
  2. The Times, July 24, 2004