Who Owns What? thread. !!!

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#1
It is becoming more and more difficult to fathom out who owns what these days :confused

What is more traditional to the everyday Brit than HP sauce, with our Parliament as its logo ;) pop into the cupboard - take a look at who the owners are O-Ha

There are, of course, many other who owns what surprises :D post them in this thread !!!

Cheers - Marts
 
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#2
I remember Wagon Wheels by Westons, who owns them now?

Nestlé, remember when we used to call them Nestles. :)
 
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LOL...and Shakes were Sheeks.
 
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jimbo said:
LOL...and Shakes were Sheeks.
And Snickers were Marathon and Cif was Jif and Oil Of Olay was Oil of Ulay...
 
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Interesting that they changed Jif to Cif as #jif was deemed to be rude in some other languages, I've got Cif is not a great bird puller in English either. :D
 
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rolfw said:
Interesting that they changed Jif to Cif as #jif was deemed to be rude in some other languages, I've got Cif is not a great bird puller in English either. :D
When I was in Japan my thirst was quenched by Bocari Sweat. Don't think that would go down well here though. ;)
 
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#7
And HP Sauce (with it's Royal seal of approval ) is French O-Ha

Oh well, at least we still have Jaguar and Rolls Royce cars - the best of British ;)

Ciao ciao - Marts
 
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LOL, just looked at the Danone group. :)

At least it is still made in the original factory at Aston though, unlike some other supposedly british products.
 
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#9
Dolmio pasta sauces (with their Mediterranean muppet advertising campaign ) is actually made in Holland,

The UK/Europe side of things is Pedigree Masterfoods of Melton Mowbray (and Masterfoods of Dublin) , and the parernt company is Mars Inc., situated in

800 High Street
Hackettstown, N.J. 07840, USA
 
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#10
@ Channel LOL - and Asda tomatoe ketchup is produced here in Gozo. However, a thumbs up to that :-righton Good for our economy :)

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@ Channel LOL - and Asda tomatoe ketchup is produced here in Gozo. However, a thumbs up to that :-righton Good for our economy :)

I can just imagine the natives jumping up and down barefoot on a mass of ripe tomatoes, letting the resultant pulp flow down the mountainside into a bottling / labeling shack.
 
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