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Job cuts on cards at Pladis crackers plant in UK

Up to 361 employees at a Pladis-owned Jacob’s Crackers plant in the UK are facing losing their jobs, according to…

Employees at Pladis plant in UK strike over pay

Workers at a Pladis plant in Liverpool in north-west England have downed tools in a dispute over pay. Employees at…

Pladis plans to cut jobs at UK biscuits plant as costs increase

Pladis has flagged potential job losses at its factory in the UK city of Manchester as the snacks maker faces…

Former Pladis UK boss Nick Bunker joins Hill Biscuits

The UK's Hill Biscuits has brought in experienced food industry man and former Pladis director Nick Bunker as non-executive chairman.…

McVitie’s owner Pladis will proceed with closure of Glasgow factory

Pladis will proceed with the closure of its plant in Glasgow following a proposal announced in May as the London-based…

Pladis-owned Dutch chocolate business Verkade returns to Fairtrade after six-year hiatus

Verkade, the Netherlands-based chocolate and biscuits firm owned by international snacks business Pladis, has renewed its relationship with the Fairtrade…

Pladis mulls closure of UK facility to address overcapacity

The London-based firm, owner of the McVitie's and Jacob's brands, among others, has entered consultations with the 468 employees at…

Biscuit-maker Pladis to ditch black plastic in UK, Ireland

McVities' biscuits owner Pladis has said it will eliminate non-recyclable black plastic from its products in the UK and Ireland…

New products – Kale United launches vegan meatballs using fermented protein; Nestle’s Yiyang Active milk powder; Quorn’s Makes Amazing range; Baxters debuts microwave pots

This week's selection of new products includes a duo of chilled meat-free products from the UK's Quorn Foods and Fray Bentos microwaveable pots…

Jacob’s cracker brand no longer for sale

Pladis is no longer looking to sell UK savoury-snacks brand Jacob's, the company's chief executive has said. There has been…