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  • Young’s Seafood has acquired a new site in Grimsby for £1.5 million, close to its existing headquarters.

  • In the wake of expansions at several of their other sites, 2 Sisters has announced the creation of 320 new positions at its poultry processing hub in Devon.

  • Palethorpes Bakery has opened a new distribution centre which will create 100 new jobs.

  • Heineken have announced a large investment in craft beer firm Beavertown, to help them construct a new brewery. After securing a minority stake in the business, the £450 million will help the London-based firm to create new jobs at the new site.

  • Pending approval by the local council, the Samworth Brothers site in Leicester looks set for a big expansion. Bradgate Bakery could soon be providing 150 new jobs to the local area, after planning permission was sought from Leicester City Council.

  • Arla have announced that jobs are at risk, after a strategic review into their operating efficiency.

  • A meat inspection firm, Eville & Jones, has launched a training scheme for skilled vets.

  • Dunbia have announced that they are to close their Felinfach plant after the lease has come up for renewal. The closure affects 34 employees, who will now be out of a job.

  • Dee Smith of Pladis has revealed how McVities make continuous investments into employee satisfaction, focusing on health and wellbeing to create a positive working environment...

  • 95% of manufacturers are demanding changes to the Apprenticeship Levy, according to research conducted by EEF. Although there may be disagreements about the degree of change require, the overwhelming majority of businesses clearly want to see something different from the levy.

  • The poultry industry has announced a new apprenticeship standard to be launched in the UK.

  • Muller’s UK foodservice arm may be facing cuts, after the dairy company announced that they are making a review of this “loss-making” area of the business.

  • The impending sale of seafood manufacturer Young’s is causing mass confusion amongst both employees and local authorities – after they had announced plans to close their site in Annan.

  • 400 jobs are at risk at a 2 Sisters site in Grimsby, after the beleaguered food group began discussions on closing it down.

  • The Bargain Booze chain has been acquired by Bestway, saving 2,000 jobs which were thought to be at risk.

  • A cold storage operator in Telford has announced plans to expand, paving the way for new jobs at their site.

  • Young’s Seafood have revealed that they are going to create 200 jobs in Grimsby – at the same time as up to 450 jobs may be lost at their site in Annan.

  • The chief executive of 2 Sisters, Ranjit Boparan, is set to step down from his role...

  • Althams Butchers is planning to create up to 25 new jobs when they open their new factory in Lancashire...

  • Up to 90 jobs may be at risk at Peter’s Food Service, as the company announces plans to reduce production...