All news articles for December 2019

Perry: the expansion will see a new site built in Kent, initially creating 80 jobs

Cook factory investment to create 200 jobs

By Dan Colombini

Frozen food manufacturer Cook plans to create 200 jobs after securing a £16m funding package from HSBC UK to build a new 2,320m2 kitchen facility in Sittingbourne, Kent.

The Oldham site is twice the size of LWC Drinks' current facility

Drinks facility to create up to 50 jobs

By Rod Addy

LWC Drinks has bought a new 46,134m2 warehouse and manufacturing facility and plans to move operations there in summer 2020, creating up to 50 jobs in the first year of its operation.

Export success has seen Fudge Kitchen's sales grow 195%

Christmas comes early for fudge maker

By James Ridler

Kentish confectionery manufacturer Fudge Kitchen has seen a 195% uplift in sales in the lead-up to Christmas, as it secures export deals for its products to Canada, Germany and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Gordon Hardie  has joined the board of directors at Greencore

Greencore appoints non-executive director

By James Ridler

Northern Irish ready meals producer Greencore has appointed former Bunge Food & Ingredients president Gordon Hardie as non-executive director.

Roberts: ‘Top-quality butchery is key to efficient processing’

Opinion

Bringing through young butchers in Wales

By James Ridler

Hybu Cig Cymru (HCC) – Meat Promotion Wales – communications manager Owen Roberts looks at the importance of skilled butchers to the future of the Welsh red meat industry.

Apprentice Megan Afford (left) and employer Nicky Taylor discuss Moy Park's apprenticeship scheme

Meet the apprentice: Moy Park

By James Ridler

Poultry meat producer Moy Park is growing its talent pool and has some exciting plans on the cards for next year. Here, quality assurance auditor Megan Afford and Nicky Taylor, head of talent and employee experience at Moy Park, explain what they gain...