Nestlé to create 300 jobs in Derbyshire

As reported by the BBC, Nestlé is to create 300 jobs as a result of its £110m investment in its Nescafé Dulce Gusto coffee manufacturing plant in Derbyshire.

The investment will treble the production capacity of the plant and will add twelve new high-speed production lines which will be used to make coffee pods to be sold in the UK and 40 other countries across the world.

Nestlé’s plant in Derbyshire has experienced high growth over the years and is set to rise o 800 by 2013.

These newly created jobs in Derbyshire will be part of Nestlé’s first intake into their new Academy which will aim to increase the number of graduates to the company.

Prime Minister David Cameron described the announcement as “brilliant news for UK manufacturing and for the local community”.

Speaking of the announcement, Paul Gimwood, chairman and chief executive officer of Nestlé UK and Ireland, said: “The team there have really focused on quality output, efficiency and really making the best plant that we have for this type of product worldwide.

“That’s actually meant that when we’ve come to spend extra money and put extra investment in, it’s been a bit of a no-brainer to actually say the money should go to Tutbury.”

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