Carr's Table Water Biscuits, 125 g (Pack of 1)

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Carr's Table Water Biscuits, 125 g (Pack of 1)

Carr's Table Water Biscuits, 125 g (Pack of 1)

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Inactive - Do very little exercise, going for the occasional walk (moderate pace, low intensity). Spend majority of leisure time doing activities such as watching TV, playing computer games, on the internet, reading, cooking, driving, general household chores.

In 1831, Carr formed a small bakery and biscuit factory in the English city of Carlisle in Cumberland; he received a royal warrant in 1841. [1] Within 15 years of being founded, it had become Britain's largest baking business. [2] 1922 newspaper advertisement Tip the dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead it until it all comes together into a smooth dough. The Maldon mill is the smallest and most flexible of the Carr’s mills. It is located on the banks of the River Chelmer, in Maldon Essex where it has been since 1896. It is located in the heart of one of the finest wheat growing regions in the UK and as a result 70% of the wheat is locally sourced within 30 miles of the mill. Maldon mill, is a supplier to many of the artisan bakers, particularily in the London area.a b c d Brendon, Piers (11 October 1997). "Baking business history at the biscuit factory". The Independent. London . Retrieved 4 December 2013. Theodore Carr died in 1931, and he was succeeded as chairman by his brother, Harold Carr (1880 – 1937).

Overexpansion led to liquidity issues, and the business was forced to tender a public offering of shares in 1894. An 1896 advertisement for Carr & Co The Story of Carr's". United Biscuits (UK). Archived from the original on 29 August 2014 . Retrieved 4 December 2013. Army captain was real life 'Cooler King' from The Great Escape". The Telegraph. London. 17 June 2009 . Retrieved 4 December 2013. Carr & Co produced 4,500 tons of biscuits a year by 1939, and was one of the largest biscuit manufacturers in Britain. The biscuit factory was one of the largest in the world. A view of the Carlisle factory in 2008Henry Carr died in 1904 and he was succeeded as chairman by Theodore Carr (1866 – 1931), the son of Thomas Carr.

Light - Have a job that involves long periods of sitting (office-based / driving) or are home-based and sitting for much of the day. Typical jobs: office worker, sales rep, bus/taxi/lorry driver. Since 1972 the Carr's biscuit factory has been part of United Biscuits, and the Carr's branded products are marketed in the US by Kellogg's. The factory today is known officially as McVitie's but still known locally as Carr's. Jonathan Carr protested against the Corn Laws, which placed steep tariffs on imported wheat to keep the price of British wheat artificially high. This meant bread was expensive even in times of famine. [4] Carr died in 1884, but by 1885, the company was making 128 varieties of biscuit and employing 1000 workers. [5] Butler, Sarah (1 April 2016). "Flood-hit Carlisle factory resumes production of Carr's water biscuits". The Guardian . Retrieved 6 May 2016. a b c Carr's water biscuit shortage looms after factory hit by UK floods, The Independent, 22 January 2016J D Carr died in 1884, and he was formally succeeded by his three sons, Henry Carr (1834 -1904), James Carr (1838 – 1901) and Thomas Carr (1840 – 1895). United Biscuits immediately transferred some Carlisle production to a factory in Liverpool, with the loss of 80 jobs. However the Carlisle factory escaped closure, in part, due to its excellent labour relations, which were in themselves a valuable asset.

Moderately active - Do light to moderate intensity exercise 3-4 times a week. E.g. going to the gym / swimming / cycling / horse riding / dance classes / playing golf. Daily dog walking (brisk pace, twice a day). The Royal Warrant was to prove a boon to sales, and 400 tons of biscuits were produced in 1846, with a staff of 90. a b c "Company History". Carr’s Milling Industries. Archived from the original on 31 March 2015 . Retrieved 4 December 2013.Carr's Flour Mills and the later established agricultural supplies and feeds businesses became Carr's Milling Industries plc, which is still based in Carlisle and now known as Carr's Group PLC. Its products have since the 1990s appeared in UK supermarkets through the Carr's Breadmaker flour range. Carr's Group also own companies involved in light engineering. [2] In 2016 Carr's Group sold the flour-milling division to Whitworths Holdings Ltd. Henry Carr was appointed chairman of the business. A deeply spiritual man, he had a greater inclination towards religion than commerce. However he was determined to show that he was worthy of the legacy left him by his father. He ventured upon an ambitious expansion of the biscuit factory, almost doubling its productive capacity in 1891.

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