6 December 2011

Kraft cuts 200 jobs at Bournville, Chirk and Marlbrook

Food giant Kraft Foods is to cut 200 jobs despite planning to spend £50m on chocolate and biscuit manufacturing. The firm, which owns Cadbury, said jobs would go at sites at Bournville, Birmingham, Chirk in Wrexham, north Wales, and Marlbrook in Herefordshire. The losses will be made through redeployment and voluntary redundancies over two years from next March. A new biscuit line will be made at the Sheffield plant, creating 20 new jobs, the firm said. Union Unite said it had "great concern" about the job losses and that some staff had been informed of the plans through the media... read more

BBC News
Dec 11

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