FDBusiness.com

Sixth Generation Takes the Helm at Robinsons

 Breaking News
  • HKScan Strengthens its Meals Offering With Investment in Estonia HKScan, the leading Nordic food company, plans to invest in its Rakvere unit in Estonia. The €8 million investment will go towards modernising the unit’s frying department, including the expansion of the building and the installation of new cooking and packaging lines enabling implementation of new technologies and packaging solutions. Construction is to commence in [...]...
  • Food and Drink is at the Heart of the UK’s Largest Packaging Show Packaging Innovations, Empack and Label&Print returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 28 February-1 March 2018, and is set to be the most innovative show to date. With over 290 exhibitors already signed up, the UK’s largest annual event for the entire packaging supply chain will feature the latest industry innovations and technologies, alongside a major free-to-attend [...]...
  • AGRO Merchants Group Acquires Grocontinental AGRO Merchants Group, a global leader in cold storage and logistics solutions, announced today the acquisition of UK-based Grocontinental Limited. This transaction reinforces AGRO’s position as the leading cold storage and logistics provider in the United Kingdom and Ireland, deepens its commodity expertise, and substantially enhances its value-added service offerings for customers. David Grocott and Linda Grocott, third generation owners of [...]...
  • Trade Fair and More – The Event and Congress Programme For Anuga FoodTec 2018 Resource efficiency will be the primary focus of Anuga FoodTec 2018, the leading international supplier fair for the food and beverage industry, which will be held in Cologne, Germany from 20 to 23 March 2018. Around 1,700 suppliers from more than 50 countries will be presenting their new products for the production and packing of [...]...
  • TINE to Invest €77 Million in New Jarlsberg Plant in Ireland TINE, Norway’s largest farmer-owned dairy co-operative, is to invest €77 million in a dairy with the capacity to produce 20,000 tonnes of Jarlsberg cheese a year. The goal is to secure and strengthen Jarlsberg sales outside of Norway as export supports are phased out in 2020. This will make export of Jarlsberg from Norway unprofitable. “Jarlsberg [...]...

Sixth Generation Takes the Helm at Robinsons

Sixth Generation Takes the Helm at Robinsons
March 05
14:46 2012

The sixth generation of the Robinson family has taken over the running of Robinsons, the Stockport-based British regional brewer and pub operator. With over 150 years in the business between them, chairman Peter Robinson and his brothers Dennis and David are reducing their involvement with the business, allowing for some changes to the board. Oliver and William Robinson have now become joint managing directors marking the transition of the day to day management of the business from one generation to the next. Oliver Robinson heads up the Beer Division whilst William takes responsibility for the Pub Division.

Robinsons is one the UK’s largest family brewers, with 360 pubs across the North West of England and Wales. The company has recently invested £5 million in modernising its brewery. Work on Robinsons’ new state-of-the-art brewhouse began in January 2011 with the second phase commencing last September. Most of the new brewing equipment is now in place, including the 2.5 metre hopnik, this new technology will sit alongside the company’s old brewing equipment, allowing visitors to Robinsons brewery to see the old next to the new. The new equipment is expected to be in full use at Robinsons’ Stockport headquarters by Easter 2012, heralding a new era at the historic site.

About Author

mike

mike

Related Articles



Food & Drink Business Conference & Exhibition 2016

Upcoming Events

  • January 8, 2018RAI Exhibition
  • January 16, 2018Sival Plant Production Trade Show
  • January 17, 2018Dutch Organic Trade Fair
  • January 17, 2018Anfas Food Product
AEC v1.0.4

find food jobs

The Magazine

F&D Business Preferred Suppliers

New Subscriber





Subscribe Here



Advertisements