Longbenton Foods Newcastle site: Grant Thornton is now in control

Longbenton Foods in administration

By Ben Bouckley

Newcastle firm Longbenton Foods entered administration last Friday, putting an end to a month of uncertainty for staff who were kept in the dark over whether they still had jobs.

Ready meals producers opt for vacuum packs

Ready meals producers opt for vacuum packs

By Freddie Dawson

Ready meal producers are increasingly looking to vacuum packaging as a way to extend product shelf-life, according to a leading equipment supplier.

Longbenton Foods' Benton Lane site

Longbenton Foods has kept us in the dark, claim staff

By Elaine Watson

Staff at Longbenton Foods’ Benton Lane factory in Newcastle upon Tyne have reacted with disbelief to claims by owner Geir Frantzen that bosses have maintained “excellent” dialogue with employees during its recent troubles.


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