UK snack manufacturer United Biscuits has reported 2002 sales of £1.3bn (US$2.1bn), an increase of 3.1% at a constant exchange rate. Sales of branded goods rose 3.8% to £1.1bn, and now account for 86% of total sales. The company owns snack brands including McVitie's Hula Hoops, KP nuts and Penguin biscuits.