EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Netherlands


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of food products, beverages and tobacco products
10 - Manufacture of food products
Number Employed: 2200

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 29-11-2012
Planned Job Reductions min: 300
Planned Job Reductions max: 300
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2013
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2013

Additional Information

On 29 November 2012 organic food manufacturer Wessanen announced that it will cut 300 jobs, out of a total of 2,200. 190 jobs will be cut at its head office, the remaining 110 are functions in the frozen food division. The measures should result in cost savings of 15 million euros.