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Weetabix was bought by US firm Post Holdings for £1.4bn in 2017

Weetabix looks to consolidate Corby factories

By Noli Dinkovski

Weetabix has drawn up plans to close one of its Corby factories but has vowed to protect as many jobs as possible by upgrading the facilities at its second site in the town.

Lloyd: ‘We conduct hourly performance reviews - carried out by the guys operating the processes’

ME AND MY TEAM

Putting people first at Accolade Park

By Richard Lloyd

Richard Lloyd, Accolade Park’s general manager, European operations and supply chain, explains the philosophy of involving people at all levels in decision-making.

New single-arm 'cobot' for food factories

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New single-arm 'cobot' for food factories

By Rick Pendrous

Building on the success of YuMi, its collaborative, dual-arm industrial robot (cobot), ABB has unveiled a new single-arm collaborative robot, which combines advanced capabilities with a small footprint.

Hilton posted a growth in sales and profits in its interim results

Meat firm Hilton posts sales and profit growth

By James Ridler

Meat processor Hilton Food Group has posted a £58.8M sales rise in its half-year results released yesterday (September 12), boosted by volume growth in Ireland, Australia and Portugal.

Barton Dock: 100 jobs at Kellogg’s Manchester factory have been lost under Project K

Kellogg UK jobs boost after German closure

By Noli Dinkovski

Jobs at Kellogg’s two UK factories in Manchester and Wrexham have been made more secure after the cereal maker confirmed it was to close a plant in Germany to address its European overcapacity problem.

Abergavenny Fine Foods' md Melanie Bowman has brought the company back from the ashes

Cheese firm rebuilds factory destroyed in fire

By Matt Atherton

Abergavenny Fine Foods opened its new factory on July 7, a year after fire destroyed the company’s goat’s cheese production at Blaenavon, south east Wales.

The Bournville factory makes the iconic Cadbury Dairy Milk bar among other products

Heat is on for 1,000 Cadbury Bournville plant staff

By Rod Addy

Mondelēz International has stepped up the pressure on the 1,000 factory workers at its Cadbury Bournville site, issuing a booklet outlining what future working practices will look like there.

Salad days: Bakkavör is to recruit about 60 staff for its new Bo’ness factory

Bakkavör to create 60 jobs at new Scottish plant

By Dan Colombini

Fresh food group Bakkavör will create about 60 new jobs with the opening of a second factory at its Caledonian Produce site in Bo’ness, near Falkirk, Scotland in December.

Salkeld: £10m investment

Symington's to create 40 new jobs

By Ben Bouckley and Elaine Watson

Symington's will create up to 40 new jobs next year as it opens a new factory in Leeds and evaluates options for a second new facility.

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