The numbers you need to know behind Fox’s Christmas bake-off

YEP's First Aid For All campaign.  Fox's Biscuits in Batley, has bought defibulators to help save lives in the workplace. (JG1001/70a) 9th January 2014. Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

YEP's First Aid For All campaign. Fox's Biscuits in Batley, has bought defibulators to help save lives in the workplace. (JG1001/70a) 9th January 2014. Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

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Christmas is a massive time for Yorkshire biscuit maker Fox’s, and here are the numbers to prove it.

£80 million: Fox’s Biscuits annual turnover from the Batley site.

Fox's Biscuits' former home on the same site in the 1920s.

Fox's Biscuits' former home on the same site in the 1920s.

12: Different varieties of chocolate chip used on cookies each Christmas.

400: Temporary new jobs created each year to meet Christmas demand for Fox’s biscuits.

3.5 million: Kilos of milk chocolate used to coat biscuits in Christmas selections tins.

1,000,000: Kilos of butter used in Batley each year.

Fox's Biscuits.

Fox's Biscuits.

162: Years since Fox’s founder Michael Spedding baked his first biscuits in Batley.

1.5 billion: Biscuits baked by Fox’s in Batley every year.

1,500: Tonnes of steel used to make Christmas tins.

5 million: Tins of Fox’s biscuits sold every Christmas.

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