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1993 ICI separated its pharmaceutical bioscience divisions from the rest of the group. The pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, specialities, seeds and biological products were grouped in a new company called Zeneca.

1993 The Zeneca Division of ICI would increase production of Quorn; the company decided to instal a second fermenter at Cleveland[1]

1999 Zeneca merged with Astra AB to form AstraZeneca, one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Apr. 15, 1993