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Weetabix Limited is a food processing company that is responsible for the production of breakfast cereal brands. Weetabix is also the name of one of the company's products, a wheat-based breakfast cereal in the form of relatively large biscuits. Image File history File links Weetabix. ... Food processing is the methods and techniques used to transform raw ingredients into food for consumption by humans. ... The examples and perspective in this article do not represent a worldwide view. ... Weetabix is a food processing company that is responsible for the production of breakfast cereal brands. ... Species T. boeoticum T. durum T. monococcum T. spelta References:   ITIS 42236 2002-09-22 Wheat (Triticum spp. ... The examples and perspective in this article do not represent a worldwide view. ... A biscuit is an edible snack. ...


The company also produces 'Alpen', 'Ready Brek', 'Grain Shop High Fibre Crisp', 'Weetabix Minis' and 'Weetos'. It was started in 1932 and incorporated in 1975. The company is headquarted in Burton Latimer, Kettering, Northamptonshire, England and is conveniently sited next to the A14. It also has factories in Corby and Ashton-under-Lyne. One of the areas Weetabix has moved into is as one of the major makers of the generic cereals for some of the major supermarkets (See private brand). Alpen is the brand name of a muesli cereal that includes wheat, raisins, hazelnuts, almonds, and oats, manufactured by the Weetabix cereal company of Kettering, Northamptonshire, England. ... Ready Brek is an oat-based breakfast cereal produced by Weetabix. ... Weetabix Minis are a breakfast cereal produced by Weetabix. ... Weetos is a breakfast cereal produced by Weetabix. ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) is a leap year starting on Friday. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... Map sources for Kettering at grid reference SP8778 Kettering is an East Midlands town in north Northamptonshire, England, situated on the River Ise, a tributary of the Nene. ... Northamptonshire (abbreviated Northants or Nhants) is a landlocked county in central England with a population of 629,676 (2001 census). ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the British Isles Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK... The A14 is a major road in England, running from The Port of Felixstowe to the junction of the M1 and M6 motorways near Rugby. ... Corby is a very rough industrial town and a local government district located 8 miles north of Kettering in Northamptonshire, England. ... Ashton-under-Lyne is a town in Greater Manchester with a population of 44,400 (2001 estimate). ... Private branding is when a large distribution channel member (usually a retailer), buys from a manufacturer in bulk and puts its own name on the product. ...


Weetabix now has factories in Europe. It is the largest producer of breakfast cereals in the UK.


Weetabix is the title sponsor of the Women's British Open. The Womens British Open, also known for sponsorship reasons as the Weetabix Womens British Open, is one of the leading events in womens professional golf, being the only tournament which is classified as a major by both the Ladies European Tour and the LPGA Tour. ...


Trivia

Ready Brek

Ready Brek had the slogan 'Central heating for kids', and 1970s TV adverts showed children walking to school with a dramatic radiant glow. It was launched in 1957 as instant porridge, then in 1969 as instant hot cereal, being originally made by J.Lyons at their Greenford factory. It was sold by Lyons Tetley to Weetabix in June 1990. Joseph Lyons and Co. ...


External links

  • Weetabix
  • Ready Brek
  • J.Lyons and Ready Brek
  • Ciao Reviews on Ready Brek
  • DooYoo Reviews for Ready brek

 
 

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