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Tangerine Confectionery to Consolidate Production

Tangerine Confectionery to Consolidate Production
March 11
10:18 2014

Tangerine Confectionery, the UK’s largest independent sugar confectionery and branded popcorn supplier, is to close one of its two sites in Blackpool. Tangerine intends shutting its site a Clifton Road, where 160 people are employed, and centralising production at other sites including Vicarage Lane in Blackpool.

“These changes at Tangerine are fundamental to creating sustainable jobs in Blackpool and elsewhere in our UK factories and underpin our future competitiveness as a British confectionery manufacturer.,” says Nigel Nelson, operations and supply chain director at Tangerine Confectionery. “We will do everything possible during this time to retain the experience of employees within the business by offering roles at our other factories for example,Vicarage Lanewhere we continue to invest.”

The Clifton Road site is expected to close by the end of March 2015.

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