Business expansion
United Kingdom
East of England; Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire; Hertfordshire
Location of affected unit(s)
Bishop's Stortford
Manufacture Of Food And Beverage
Manufacture Of Food Products
10.5 - Manufacture of dairy products

100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
5 July 2017
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


Dessert manufacturer Gu Puds has announced plans to create 100 jobs when it opens its new site in Bishop's Stortford. As well as manufacturing the current range of luxury puddings, the site will also house an innovation centre, where new desserts will be developed. The business, which was started in 2003, is well known for its range of desserts which are sold in ramekins and is focused at the luxury end of the ready made market. The exact date for the facility's opening has note been specified, though it will open during the summer of 2017 and recruitment for the new positions is already underway. 


  • 5 July 2017: Hertfordshire Mercury


Eurofound (2017), Gu Puds, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 91517, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/91517.