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Greencore plans factory closure: 400 jobs at risk

Greencore revealed plans to close its Evercreech chilled desserts factory

Greencore has revealed plans to close its chilled desserts factory in Evercreech, Somerset, putting about 400 jobs at risk.

The average age of manufacturers has risen after difficulties in recruiting younger workers

Ageing workforce puts skills ‘at risk of disappearing’

Proposals for a North Yorkshire sugar beet factory have been welcomed by the NFU (Al Khaleej International)

300-job sugar beet plans welcomed by NFU

Average manufacturing pay settlements has risen above 2% for the first time since November 2015

Manufacturing pay rises to 18-month high

Dame Fiona Kendrick has stepped down as Nestlé UK and Ireland ceo

Nestlé ceo Dame Fiona Kendrick steps down

PepsiCo confirmed its Walkers Peterlee factory will close by December 31

Walkers ‘will close’ Peterlee factory: 355 jobs at risk

Horticulture will be ‘devastated’ without a quota-based workers’ scheme

New government ‘must deal with labour shortages’

More than 30 MPs want to debate the planned Nestlé job cuts in parliament

MPs ‘want to probe Nestlé job cuts’ in parliament

Diageo was slammed by unions over its 105 job cuts (Flickr/Mustafa Khayat)

Diageo’s ‘105 job cuts a gross betrayal’ of staff

Robotics will create more skilled food industry jobs, claims the FDF

Robots will create rather than destroy food jobs

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