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Your Story: Huntley and Palmers Biscuits, Reading

Reading has always been famous for its 3 B’s, but what were they? Biscuits? Yes. Beer? Yes. Bulbs? Possibly. But what about Bricks for which the town was well known? Or the Boxes made by Huntley, Boorne & Stevens? However there is no doubt about the Biscuits. Huntley & Palmers gave Reading a reputation for being one of the centres of biscuit making in the country. More...

Words: Ann Middleton - Berkshire Industrial Archaeology Group

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