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Futura Foods Wales sets out growth plans

Futura Foods new cheese processing site in Minffordd, North Wales, is now fully operational and will be awarded BRC AA accreditation following a successful BRC audit this week.

The site is well on track to meet its plans to expand flexible added value processing capacity in the UK and support our customers to meet increased consumer demand in these challenging times.

Managing Director (Futura Foods UK Ltd) Hans Christiansen says:

“Futura Foods is delighted to announce that our “state of the art” added value cheese cutting and packing site in Minffordd, North Wales has been independently audited this week and will be awarded BRC AA accreditation. I am immensely proud of the team who have worked extremely hard at this challenging time to achieve this in a short space of time.

“Customer response to our plans has been extremely positive, we are delighted with the feedback and with the commitment and enthusiasm shown by our team in North Wales. We are fully operational and increasing production in line with our customer needs both here In the UK and in export markets, through our parent company – Nordex Food Group.

“Our focus is on providing a flexible, high quality site to process UK and Continental cheese. Increasing capacity and supporting innovation are key to our future plans. The new UK site will complement our existing strength in supplying an extensive range of Continental dairy products including Feta, Halloumi and Italian cheeses and extend our product offer, as we now can format Cheddar, Mozzarella and UK Territorial’s as well.

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“We are also delighted to support the local economy with new employment opportunities and these will grow as the business develops. Given the unprecedented situation we all face currently, I wanted to give you a quick update on our wider business.

“Our cross functional teams have been fantastic in adapting new working patterns, to ensure we can continue to maintain product supply and support our customers and suppliers.

We remain focused on:

1) Keeping our people safe.

2) Playing our critical part in continuity of supply.

3) Protecting our business and supporting the local communities in which we operate.”