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PepsiCo to Close UK Snacks Plant

PepsiCo to Close UK Snacks Plant
March 08
10:46 2017

PepsiCo is considering closing its Walkers crisps factory at Peterlee in County Durham, England, in an effort to improve the efficiency of its UK snacks manufacturing operations. The closure would impact 380 jobs.

“Peterlee has been an important site for our business but the changes we are proposing present significant productivity and efficiency savings crucial for ensuring the long-term sustainable growth of our business in the UK,” says Tracey Foster, manufacturing director at PepsiCo UK.

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