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The Findus brand in the UK is based on Benton Lane near Longbenton in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE12 8EF. The A188/189 roundabout is known as the Findus Roundabout, and Findus currently sponsors the town according to several local signs. The company has some notoriety for a famous blooper reel of voice recordings made by Orson Welles, known as the Frozen Peas reel.

Findus were previously sponsors of the former 2nd tier of British ice hockey, the British National League.

  • 1972 The first Findus frozen lasagna was introduced. [1]
  • 1979-1984 Findus sponsored English football club Grimsby Town.

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Findus company website