Investment leads to 100 new jobs for Moy Park
Moy Park has revealed a massive £10 million investment, which will lead to the creation of 100 new jobs.
The investment covers the Ashbourne area in Derbyshire and covers both its Ashbourne hatchery and processing facility.
As a result of the investment, the company will be able to increase processing capacity to over one million birds per week with the installation of a new cutting line, processing equipment and refrigeration chilling technology.
“This is a really exciting development for Ashbourne, which will see the hatchery and the factory transformed into state-of-the art facilities employing the most technologically advanced equipment,” said Alan Gibson, Moy Park UK and Ireland director.
In addition, Moy Park has announced an investment programme at its Ashbourne hatchery. This will lead to an increased capacity of 1.2m chicks per week, allowing Moy Park to meet an increasing demand for high-quality, locally sourced poultry products for its customers.
The investment programme is part of Moy Park’s wider growth strategy. To deliver the best possible products to its consumers, the company has already made significant investments in its farming and operational facilities.
“This multimillion pound investment will meet the highest standards of animal welfare, hygiene and biosecurity,” added Gibson.
“We are committed to providing a best-in-class service for our customers and leading the way in terms of product quality and innovation. These investments are a very positive development for Ashbourne and there is a great feeling of optimism amongst the team as we position the business for continued growth,” he added.
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