We are a leading international biscuit manufacturer. Our baking heritage goes back generations, with many recipes passed down since the 1800s. We bake some of the best loved sweet and savoury biscuits and cakes that are household names in their respective markets; supported by a strong culture of innovation to continually develop snack brands.
Among our popular brand names are McVitie’s, Penguin, go ahead!, McVitie’s Jaffa Cakes, Jacob’s, Jacob’s Cream Crackers, Twiglets, Mini Cheddars and Carr’s in the UK, BN, Delacre, Verkade and Sultana in Continental Europe and Haansbro in Nigeria.
As a leading manufacturer and marketer we own and operate 16 manufacturing facilities worldwide, of which seven are in the UK. We have a strong footprint for growth, with products sold in over 130 countries.
In November 2014, UB was acquired by Yildiz Holding – the owner of the master brands Ülker, McVitie’s and Godiva. Yildiz is a global, snacking focused food company with over 320 brands in 49 different categories. With 77 factories in 14 countries, the company exports to 100+ countries and operates in a geography housing around 4 billion people. Yildiz is the world’s 3rd largest biscuits company and employs 50,000 people around the world.