Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Kerry Group

From Graces Guide

NB An earlier Kerry Group was formed from Kerry's (Great Britain) which was acquired by Quinton Hazell (Holdings) in 1968[1]

Kerry Group, agricultural trading and dairy products group, of Ireland


1987 Kerry Group's results were reported in London (presumably the shares were quoted)[2]

1994 Acquired Wall's meat products business.

1997 Acquired the Spillers flour milling business including the Homepride flour and brand from Dalgety.

1998 Sold to Tomkins 6 of the flour mills as well as Fleming Howden, the Scottish supplier to bakers, it had acquired from Dalgety[3]

2001 Acquired the Bowyers and Palethorpes pork sausage business and brands.

2005 Acquired Noon Products


See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Apr 24, 1968
  2. The Times, September 10, 1987
  3. The Times Feb. 13, 1998