Nabisco

a large US food company. Its products include Oreo biscuits, Ritz Crackers and Planters nuts.

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in full National Biscuit Company

Former U.S. snack food and bakery product company.

It was formed in 1989 when the American Biscuit Company merged with the New York Biscuit Company and went on to introduce a number of popular consumer brands such as Oreo cookies (1912) and Ritz crackers (1934). After being acquired by R.J. Reynolds in 1985 and becoming part of RJR Nabisco, Nabisco was sold to Philip Morris Cos. (renamed Altria Group, Inc.), which was the parent company of Kraft Foods, Inc.

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▪ American company
in full  National Biscuit Company 

      former U.S. snack food and bakery product company. The National Biscuit Company was formed in 1898 when the American Biscuit Company merged with the New York Biscuit Company. Better known as Nabisco, it went on to introduce a number of popular consumer brands such as Oreo cookies (1912) and Ritz crackers (1934). After being acquired by R.J. Reynolds in 1985 and becoming part of RJR Nabisco (RJR Nabisco, Inc.), Nabisco was sold in 2000 to Philip Morris Companies (renamed Altria Group, Inc. (Altria Group)), which was the parent company of Kraft Foods (Kraft Foods Inc.). Nabisco's brands were thereafter marketed by Kraft.

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