EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Pro-Pak Foods

Pro-Pak Foods

Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: North Yorkshire CC; North Yorkshire; Yorkshire and the Humber
Location of affected unit(s): Malton


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of food products, beverages and tobacco products
10.85 - Manufacture of prepared meals and dishes
Number Employed: 400
Group: Tönnies Group

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 24-07-2019
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

Prepared meal manufacturing company Pro-Pak Foods announced plans to create 100 new jobs as a result of signing a new contract with a client. The expansion requires additional 111,000 meals per week, producing significant growth. The company, based in Malton (North Yorkshire), currently employs around 400 people. The job creation includes various roles within food manufacturing, including operatives, team leaders, chefs, as well as in the packaging and logistics. Even though reports do not specify when the new positions will be created, it is known that production will need to increase significantly from September 2019 to meet the increase in demand from the new contract.