EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Gwent Valleys; West Wales and The Valleys; Wales
Location of affected unit(s): Cwmbran


Sector: Information / communication
IT and other information services
63.1 - Data processing, hosting and related activities; web portals
Group: Euro Foods Group

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 04-11-2015
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 30-11-2015
Foreseen End Date: 30-11-2018
Planned Job Creation: 280

Additional Information

Kukd.com, a new restaurant booking and takeaway ordering business, is due to launch in November 2015 with the creation of 280 jobs.  The company which will serve businesses across the UK will be based in Torfaen, South Wales and has been setup by entrepreneur Shelim Hussein of the Euro Foods Group.  The business start-up has been supported by investment from the Welsh government.  Over 3,000 restaurants have reportedly already signed up so that their customers can order via the various technology platforms.  100 staff were employed to build the website and a further 180 staff are expected to be added over a three year period.