Food - Biscuits

McVitie's - All about the brand

McVitie's is a British snack food brand owned by United Biscuits. The name derives from the original Scottish biscuit maker, McVitie & Price, Ltd., established in 1830 on Rose Street in Edinburgh, Scotland. The company moved to various sites in the city before completing the St. Andrews Biscuit Works factory on Robertson Avenue in the Gorgie district in 1888. The company also operates two large manufacturing plants south of the border in Levenshulme, Manchester / Heaton Chapel, Stockport and Harlesden, London.

Oreos - All about the brand

Oreo is a sandwich cookie consisting of two chocolate disks with a sweet cream filling in between. The version currently sold in the United States is made by the Nabisco division of Mondelēz International. Oreo has become the best selling cookie in the United States since its introduction in 1912.

Ouma Rusks - All about the brand

Ouma Rusks (Afrikaans: Ouma Beskuit - literally "Grandmother's Rusks") - is a well-known South African brand of rusk made from a traditional South African recipe for beskuit. The dried bready snack is usually dipped in coffee or tea before being eaten.

Ritz Crackers - All about the brand

Ritz Crackers are a brand of snack cracker introduced by Nabisco in 1934. Outside of the United States, the Ritz Cracker brand is made by a subsidiary of Mondelēz International. They are circular in shape, salted lightly on one side, and have a small scalloped edge. A single serving (approximately 5 crackers) contains 79 calories, 1 gram of protein and 4 grams of fat, or 70 calories and 2.5 grams of fat for the Whole Wheat variety.

Ryvita - All about the brand

Ryvita is a rye-based crispbread which until 2009 was manufactured by The Ryvita Company. The company was founded in Birmingham, England, in 1930 and is today a subsidiary of Associated British Foods. Ryvita crackers are popular with dieters. Ryvita are holders of a royal warrant granted by Queen Elizabeth II as 'Manufacturers of Crispbreads'.

TUC - All about the brand

TUC is a brand of snack biscuit available in Europe, Asia, North America and North Africa. The salted savoury snack biscuits are octagonal in shape (like a rectangle with the corners cut off) and are golden yellow in colour. Pinprick holes (to prevent baking bubbles) spell out the name TUC. TUC crackers for Europe's English speaking markets are made by Jacob Fruitfield Food Group, part of the Valeo Foods Group, and they have a taste somewhat comparable to Ritz in the UK. In mainland Europe they are marketed by Mondelēz International.