North Yorkshire

A food firm was forced to close last week after a rat infestation. Pictured provided by Wikipedia user Earth'sbuddy under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License

Rat infestation forces food factory closure

By James Ridler

An infestation of rats forced sandwich manufacturer CK Foods in Bedale, North Yorkshire – trading as Country Kitchens – to close part of its factory for three days last week.

Greencore helped bring Santa alive at Barlby Bridge Primary School

Greencore brings Santa alive at Yorks primary school

By Michael Stones

Chilled convenience food manufacturer Greencore has donated gifts of chocolate, cakes and wine to support a Christmas Craft Fair at a primary School near its north Yorkshire factory.

Cawingredients advises big brands on processing and product development

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Drinks processor to create 100 jobs

By Rod Addy

Soft drinks maker Cawingredients is investing £42M in its site at Leeming Bar Industrial Estate in North Yorkshire, creating more than 100 jobs and boosting production and warehouse capacity.

A spillage of mashed potato forced police to close the A64 in North Yorkshire for six hours

Avoiding crash creates mash on road

By Laurence Gibbons

North Yorkshire police were forced to close a section of the A64 for almost six hours after a lorry spilled mashed potato onto the carriageway trying to avoid a crash.

James Lambert's R&R Ice Cream is to close its Leeds factory by the end of the year

R&R Ice Cream to close Leeds factory

By Mike Stones

Europe’s biggest own-label ice cream manufacturer R&R Ice Cream is to close its Leeds factory before the end of the year.


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