William Jackson Food Group

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William Jackson & Son Limited
Industry Food manufacturing
Founded 1851
Founder William Jackson
Headquarters Hessle
Area served
United Kingdom
Key people
Nicholas Oughtred (Chairman)
Subsidiaries William Jackson Food Group Limited
Slogan A business to be proud of
Website www.wjfg.co.uk

William Jackson & Son Limited (trading as the William Jackson Food Group) is a British food manufacturer.


The business was founded by William Jackson in Hull in 1851.[1] It opened its first bakery in 1891 and the current bakery opened in 1907.[1] It acquired Abel & Cole in 2012.[2]

Current operations[edit]

The company comprises four separate businesses: Abel & Cole, Aunt Bessie's, Jackson's Bakery and MyFresh.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Jackson's bread on sale for first time in a decade". Scunthorpe Telegraph. 3 April 2012. Retrieved 21 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "Just-Food's Week in Words". Just Food. 12 October 2012. Retrieved 21 March 2015. 

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