Financial Times

Britannia biscuits thro Murali clan

Luckyland Biscuits, owned by the family of the world class spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan, is tying up with Britannia Lanka Pvt. Ltd of India. The company will be manufacturing biscuits under licence for Britannia while continuing manufacture under the Luckyland brand as well. A company official told The Sunday Times FT and the facility for this purpose will open on October 8 in Kandy.

Britannia is the largest biscuit manufacturer in India with a reported 38 % market share and is the first overseas biscuit manufacturer to start production in Sri Lanka. Luckyland Biscuits was established in 1964 by Muralitharan’s father, Sinnasamy Muttiah and his elder brother late S. Ramasamy. (LP)

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