Inside look: Délifrance’s new innovative facility

By Laurence Gibbons

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Délifrance UK’s £30M investment in its Southall site has helped it commit to innovative new products and its staff, according to the firm’s boss.

Watch this video for an exclusive look at Délifrance’s new production equipment in action and see inside its new product development lab.

In the video, Délifrance’s md Ian Dobbie told exactly what developments had taken place at the site since it acquired it from Le Pain Croustillant – owned by Premier Foods – in 2009.

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“We’ve built what we call our new ​‘Inspired bakery’ which allows us to come up with, and innovate, lots of new ideas going forward and lastly but not least ​[we’ve creating] new facilities for our staff – which is very important,”​ Dobbie said.

These include a canteen, toilets, showers and lockers.

Also included in the investment were a stone baked bread line and a 500-pallet dry goods warehouse, creating 40 new roles.

See the line in action and hear what other benefits Dobbie said the investment would bring in our video.

The site was acquired by the French baker from Premier Foods in 2009. Read more about the transformation the site has gone through here.

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