Carr's is the name of foodstuff and agricultural brands historically derived from founder Jonathan Dodgson Carr but now owned and marketed by more than one separate company. In 1831, Carr formed a small bakery and biscuit factory in Carlisle; his company grew to include flour milling and he was heavily involved in the port of Silloth where his successor Henry Carr opened a flour mill in 1886. []

Carr's is perhaps best known as a brand of English crackers or water biscuits.

Since 1972 the Carr's biscuit factory has been part of United Biscuits, marketed in USA by the Kellogg Company. The factory today is known officially as McVities but still known locally as Carr's.

Carr's Flour Mills and agricultural supplies business are owned by Carr's Milling Industries plc still based in Carlisle, and have recently appeared in UK supermarkets through their Carr's Breadmaker flour range. Carr's Milling Industries also own companies involved in light engineering.


External links

* [ Carr's USA brand website]
* [ Carr's Flour Mills site]
* [ Carr's Breadmaker Flour site]
* [ Carr's Milling Industries plc corporate site]

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