Karro Food Group to invest £10 million into processing and production

Karro Food Group to invest £10 million into processing and production

Karro Food Group, one of the leading suppliers of British pork into the retail, trade and foodservice industries, has announced a £10m investment into processing and production across its operations.

The capital investment programme, financed from cash generated by the business, will be carried out over the next 12 months at a number of Karro’s UK manufacturing facilities.

Karro Food Group's Malton site

There will be significant investment at Karro Food Group’s Malton site.

 

 

The investments, all due for completion in 2015, include:

  • £6.5m investment into new chilling and processing technology at Karro’s facility in Cookstown, Northern Ireland
  • £1.5m upgrade to the gammon processing line at its Malton site and to expand the company’s fresh pork and gammon production and slicing capability
  • £1m investment in new kill line in Malton to facilitate export and domestic supply
  • £1m in new packing lines at Karro’s Haverhill site.

Di Walker, executive chair at Karro Food Group, said: “This significant investment demonstrates Karro’s commitment to use the latest technologies to enhance our already excellent product quality and provide the best service possible to our valued customers.”

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