‘Significant’ Double Digit Growth While Strengthening Workforce

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Essential Cuisine

Premium Supplier 30th July 2014

‘Significant’ Double Digit Growth While Strengthening Workforce

The Stock People are celebrating after ending our financial year in style, posting double digit growth for 2013/14. We’ve also added new faces to our team, swelling current numbers to over 40.

In the last 12 months we have unveiled a brand new, £1m state-of-the-art production facility at our headquarters in Winsford, Cheshire, bringing the majority of production ‘in-house’ and opening up 15 jobs to people in the local community.

The 1500sqm facility represents an expansion of the pre-existing plant and means customer orders are now being fulfilled with greater efficiency and flexibility. This is just one of a number of factors credited with the success.

Managing Director, Nigel Crane, said: “When we decided to expand our production facility, we did so with the strategic vision that it would deliver a marked return on investment. We’re tremendously heartened that we are beginning to see such significant results so soon after its inception. This twinned with continued product excellence and a chef-led business development team that breeds loyalty in our customers, both old and new, has proven to be an irresistible mix – long may it continue.”

We have also welcomed two new employees, ex-chef Ben Kaye, who joins the telesales team and chef-lecturer, Gary Kilminster, who becomes Business Development Executive for the South West.

Nigel adds: “A warm welcome to the team for both Ben and Gary – two more chefs added to the ranks, building upon a rich seam of culinary expertise running through the company. We look forward to their initiation where I’m sure they will be tasked with cooking lunch for the entire Essential Cuisine team from our dedicated development kitchen!”

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