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United Breweries

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1960 Merger of [1]

The combined company would be called Northern Breweries Ltd

1960 Northern was renamed as United Breweries, taking in:[2]

Acquired James Calder and Co (Alloa) and had made offers for Ulster Brewery Co and J. G. Thomson and Co, wine and spirit merchants of Leith and Glasgow.

1961 Acquired Cornbrook Brewery Co.

1962 Merger of Charrington and Co and United Breweries to form Charrington United Breweries[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times Feb 18, 1960
  2. The Times, Dec 20, 1960
  3. The Times , Apr 12, 1962