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Ross Foods

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1969 After Imperial Tobacco Co gained control of Ross Group, the name was changed to Ross Foods

1986 Imperial was acquired by Hanson

1986 Imperial Foods merged the catering arm of its frozen foods subsidiaries Ross Foods and Young's Seafood to form Ross Young's Foodservice[1]

1988 Hanson Trust sold Ross Foods and Youngs to United Biscuits[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, January 02, 1986
  2. The Times, March 17, 1988