Samworth Brothers

Samworth Brothers Ltd has defended its decision to sack an employee

Samworth defends sacking after union backlash

By Matt Atherton

Samworth Brothers Ltd has defended its decision to sack an employee, after the Bakers’ Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) slammed the dismissal as “shameful”, claiming the employee was sacked for “naming and shaming” Samworth Brothers over contractual...

Branston in £5M factory expansion

Branston in £5M factory expansion to reduce waste

By Matt Atherton

Potato supplier Branston has partnered with Tesco to open a £5M extension of its Lincolnshire factory, which will be used to reduce food waste by peeling wonky spuds for mashed potato.

Kensey Foods makes chilled desserts for customers' own-label ranges

Samworth Brothers reassures on chemical spill

By Rod Addy

Chilled foods firm Samworth Brothers has reassured customers that, following an acid spill at its Kensey Foods factory at Launceston, Cornwall, business has returned to normal.

More firms are planning to outsource maintenance to cope with increased demand

Food firms to outsource maintenance to meet demand

By Freddie Dawson

More than half (55%) of manufacturing firms are planning to outsource maintenance to help supply increased demand, according to research commissioned by trade fair organiser EasyFairs.

Suppliers push for price rises from retailers

Suppliers push for price rises from retailers

By Rick Pendrous

Retailers must accept price rises from their own-label chilled foods suppliers or risk undermining their future, the boss of Samworth Brothers has warned.

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