Morrisons expands its processing facilities in Grimsby
Fish sale area at Morrisons supermarket. (Photo: Morrisons)
(UNITED KINGDOM, 1/21/2015)
By recently acquiring Kerry Foods site in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, Morrisons will be able to double its fish processing capacity.
In its existing plant, Morrisons currently produces 250 tonnes of fish a week, but with the new facility, it will be able to expedite and streamline the processing. The new site will include packing, chilling and filleting divisions.
The workspace also extends from 35,000sqft (3,251 m2) to more than 120,000sqft (11,148 m2).
Mark Harrison, Group Manufacturing Director, said, “Not only will we be able to supply a wider product range but we’ll also be increasing the number of skilled jobs available in the local area."
In fact, the expansion involves the addition of approximately 200 new jobs.
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