Type
Internal restructuring
Country
United Kingdom
Region
South West; Dorset and Somerset; Bournemouth and Poole
Location of affected unit(s)
Poole
Sector
Manufacturing
Manufacture Of Food And Beverage
Manufacture Of Food Products
10.13 - Production of meat and poultry meat products

150 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
17 April 2014
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date

Description

Kerry Foods has announced plans to cut 150 jobs at its manufacturing plant in Poole. The Poole plant specialises in pie and sausage roll manufacture. The plant currently employs 860 staff.

A consultation period was launched on 20 March 2014 with the company saying that the reason for the planned redundancies was an increase in competition and costs.

The group has announced the closure if itsDurham plant in 2012. 


Sources

  • 17 April 2014: Insider Media

Citation

Eurofound (2014), Kerry Foods, Internal restructuring in United Kingdom, factsheet number 76984, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/76984.