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September 1987 - April 1989.

American manufacturer of cookies and snacks. Founded as National Biscuit Co in 1890.[1]

c.1962 Nabisco Foods Ltd of Bridge Road, East, Welwyn Garden City, Herts.

1964 Formation of Nabisco-Frears Biscuit Ltd

1988 Kohlberg Kravis Roberts acquired RJR Nabisco which owned British brands Huntley and Palmers, Jacob's Biscuits, Shreddies, Smiths Crisps and Snack Products, Walkers Crisps Snack Products, Hovis Crackers, amongst others [2]

1989 KKR disposed of a number of biscuit brands including Huntley and Palmers, Ritz Crackers and Jacob's cream crackers[3]

1991 RJR Nabisco was floated by KKR[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1]Wikipedia
  2. The Times December 2, 1988
  3. The Times May 10, 1989
  4. The Times Friday, June 2, 2000