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September 1987 - April 1989.

American manufacturer of cookies and snacks. Founded in 1890.[1]

1988 Kohlberg Kravis Roberts acquired 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]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1]Wikipedia
  2. The Times December 2, 1988
  3. The Times May 10, 1989