Richmond Ice Cream has invested £560,000 (US$906,251) in upgrading its facility at Leeming Bar, North Yorkshire.

This is part of a £4m capital investment programme due to be implemented over the next four years. £250,000 has been used to improve warehouse storage amenities, while £310,000 was devoted to a new office complex, along with modern kitchen and 80-cover canteen.

Richmond posted record sales in excess of £116m for its financial year ended 29 September, up 32% on the previous year.