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  • New McDonalds Creates 65 Jobs

    23 Nov 2018

    A new branch of McDonalds is set to open in Newport, at a newly developed retail park. The fast food restaurant will create 65 jobs due to the scale of the premises.

  • Union Critical of Tesco Risking Jobs

    16 Nov 2018

    Trade union Unite has spoken out in criticism of Tesco’s recent actions, which have put a large number of jobs at risk. After the supermarket giant terminated a contract with Kerry Foods, there are now up to 1,000 people who will be out of work if there is no replacement found for the order.

  • Whitby Seafoods Hiring 50 Employees

    9 Nov 2018

    Whitby Seafoods has announced that they are bringing in 50 new employees, as a result of a major expansion project. The UK’s love of scampi is behind their new extension, which is allowing them to upgrade their processing equipment and open a new line.

  • Bakkavor Recruiting 200 Bread Workers

    2 Nov 2018

    Bakkavor Bread have announced plans to take on 200 more workers at its sites in Crewe and Nantwich. Driven by interest in their chilled artisan bakery products, they are running a recruitment drive in order to increase their numbers and raise production capacity.

  • Brighter Foods Fights Brexit With New Jobs

    26 Oct 2018

    Brighter Foods has put together a multi-million-pound investment designed to protect it against Brexit, by boosting the domestic production of their snack bars. In turn, the investment will also offer them the chance to create as much as 50 new positions within the company.

  • Meadow Foods Creates 50 Jobs

    19 Oct 2018

    Meadow Foods has invested several million pounds into its dairy production site in Peterborough, helping to create a new expansion. They are expecting to open 50 new job opportunities as a direct result. This is a huge step forward for the manufacturer which will allow them to strengthen their dominant market position. It was made possibly by an investment from a private equity firm, which had previously been announced separately.

  • Vet Shortage Causing Industry Problems

    12 Oct 2018

    A shortage of vets is causing problems across the food industry, particularly in terms of importing and exporting food through the border. Experts are now warning that if a no-deal Brexit goes ahead, the shortage would increase to the point of leaving food delayed at borders.

  • Charlie Bigham's Launches Apprenticeship

    28 Sep 2018

    The Dulcote-based program has now taken on 13 apprentices to kick-start their learning.

  • Immigration Rehaul Needed For Food Industry Workers

    21 Sep 2018

    The Confederation of British Industry found that 30% of the workers in our food and drink industry are migrant workers from the EU – which means the largest manufacturing sector in the UK could be at risk of a shortfall.

  • Seafood Processor Opens New Site

    14 Sep 2018

    The firm, which is owned by the same founder as home delivery service Fishbox, now plans to create new job roles at the site.

  • Staff Redundancies for Insolvent Egg Firm

    7 Sep 2018

    Egg producer Blackdown Hills Enterprises Ltd has been forced into administration by the recent spate of extreme hot weather. The move has caused the loss of jobs for their entire workforce, with no hope available to save their positions.

  • 2 Sisters Saves Axed Jobs

    31 Aug 2018

    2 Sisters has reversed a decision to axe 180 jobs at a plant in Wolverhampton which was set to be closed.

  • 200 Jobs Safeguarded at Aulds

    25 Aug 2018

    200 jobs have been safeguarded with the Scottish baker Aulds, after the retail business was put into liquidation.

  • Cornish Pasty Bakery In Administration

    18 Aug 2018

    A Cornish pasty company has gone into administration, causing the loss of 100 jobs.

  • Young's Acquires New Plant

    14 Aug 2018

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

  • 2 Sisters Creates More New Roles

    3 Aug 2018

    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 Creates 100 Jobs

    27 Jul 2018

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

  • Heineken Invests in Craft Beer Firm

    20 Jul 2018

    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.

  • Samworth Brothers Plan Factory Expansion

    13 Jul 2018

    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.