Visitors at the new innovation centre for Walkers Deli and Sausage Co

Samworth Brothers restructures and adds 370 jobs

By Rod Addy

Samworth Brothers has split its Walkers Midshire Foods division into two separate businesses: Walkers Deli and Walkers Sausage Co, while separately announcing the creation of 370 jobs at another facility.

Leicestershire Fire & Rescue Service dealt with the blaze

Walkers Crisps plant production restored after fire

By Rod Addy

PepsiCo’s Walkers Crisps factory at Leycroft Road, Beaumont Leys, Leicestershire, has returned to normal production levels following a blaze that took 60 firefighters to bring under control.

Paragon Quality Foods said claims its halal lamb burgers were contaminated with pork had 'unfairly damaged its good reputation'

Firm in pork halal lamb burger row plans legal action

By Mike Stones

Paragon Quality Foods – the meat processor accused of supplying halal lamb burgers contaminated with pork to Leicester City Council – is considering legal action after independent tests confirmed the authenticity of its products, its spokesman told FoodManufacture.co.uk.


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