Burton’s Biscuit Company

Burton’s produces numerous favourite snacks including Jammie Dodgers and Wagon Wheels from its three bakeries in Britain. It also makes Cadbury’s chocolate biscuits under licence. Founded in 1829 in Staffordshire by George Burton, the firm underwent a £308m debt-for-equity swap in 2009, and majority ownership moved from Duke Street Capital to the Canadian bank CIBC and Apollo Global Management.

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Company details
Year2012
Rank84
CompanyBurton’s Biscuit Company
ActivityBiscuit and snack maker
LocationSt Albans
Sales £m*341.9
Operating profit £m*16.8
Main shareholdersCIBC and Apollo Global Management (>50%)
Staff2,147
Founded1929
Websitewww.burtonsbiscuits.com

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda