Food producer announces £31 million investment plan

Paul Freeston

A Trowbridge based food producer for the health and social care sector has announced a major investment programme.

apetito will be investing £31million in its South West based, food manufacturing business resulting in job creation in the company’s Trowbridge site.

apetito is a £125m food and nutrition food production company which has been operating in the UK for over 25 years.

It is the largest private sector employer in Trowbridge, Wiltshire and supports over 2000 UK jobs nationwide.

The investment enables the company to continue to grow its business; supporting the UK economy and providing continued job security. apetito expects to create around 40 jobs during the building of the expanded production facility.

apetito plans to extend its factory to support the planned growth over the next 10 years plus.

Detailed planning is now in progress and building will commence in 2018 with the expanded site is due for full completion by 2020.

Paul Freeston, Chief Executive, apetito UK concludes: “As one of largest food manufacturers in the health and social care sector, we remain focussed on building our UK business and in doing so supporting the UK economy and our employees with job security.

“apetito is proud of its UK manufacturing base and the economic and social contribution that we make here in Britain, whether as an employer – or in the service we provide in delivering nutritious meals to elderly and vulnerable individuals”