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Macfarlane, Lang and Co

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October 1903.
June 1911.
November 1930.
September 1950.

of Victoria Biscuit Works, Wesleyan Street, Glasgow, and Imperial Biscuit Works, Fulham, London.

1817 The business began by James Lang as Langs bakery.

Developed by Lang's nephew, John Macfarlane

1841 Became Macfarlane Lang.

1886 The first biscuit factory was opened and the firm changed its name to Macfarlane, Lang and Co in the same year.

1903 The business then opened a factory in Fulham, London.

1904 Incorporated as a Limited Company.

The Macfarlane family continued to develop the business

1948 Formed United Biscuits with McVitie and Price.

See Also


Sources of Information

  • [1] Archives Hub
  • The Times, July 19, 1948