Marmite is 100% British Sourced and Produced

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The whole world’s Marmite supply is produced in Burton from yeast extract by-products of brewing. Burton has for over a century been the manufacturing base of Marmite because of the town’s beer heritage, there were once 30 breweries in the surrounding area. The basic ingredient of the spread is yeast sludge, a waste product left over from brewing beer. Nowadays the raw materials come from across the UK.

Unilever produces 6,000 tons of Marmite every year – around 50 million jars – entirely in the UK. The fall in the pound can therefore not justify Unilever’s reported demand for a 10% price increase for an entirely UK sourced product. Unilever are just using Brexit as a pretext for profiteering…

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