RHM on the block


13 July 1999


RHM on the block


THE industrial conglomerate Tomkins is considering bids for its food manufacturing arm Rank Hovis McDougall (RHM) with a price tag of up to £2bn.


RHM has a portfolio of famous brands including Mothers Pride, Hovis bread, Bisto gravy powder, Mr Kipling and Cadburys cakes and Sharwoods sauces.


The group has extensive milling and baking operations.


  • The Times 13/07/99 page 29, page 31 (Commentary), page 32 (Tempus)
  • The Independent 13/07/99 page 1, page 3
  • Financial Times 13/07/99 page 23 (Observer), page 30
  • The Guardian 13/07/99 page 23
  • The Daily Telegraph 13/07/99 page 28 (Questor), page 29
  • The Herald 13/07/99 page 19, page 21 (Comment)

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