Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,404 pages of information and 245,908 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Glacier Foods

From Graces Guide

1951 Acquired by J. Lyons and Co[1]

1962 The name of the company was re-used to apply to the ice cream business jointly owned by Lyons and Union International Co which took over all of the ice cream businesses of the 2 partners; Lyons had acquired the ice cream business of Neilson Holdings from Associated British Foods; the main operating company would be called Lyons Maid Eldorado Neilson[2]

1963 Associated Fisheries acquired a 20 percent interest in Glacier Foods and held 20 percent of the equity in Fropax; Union International Co continued to control Fropax; J Lyons continued to control Glacier Foods; Fropax acquired Eskimo Foods[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times July 18, 1951
  2. The Times Dec. 11, 1962
  3. The Times Oct. 25, 1963