20% sales boost for Essex food manufacturer using new growth strategy and investment in new premises
With 23 employees and an increasing annual turnover, Traymoor wanted to focus on improving their productivity and capacity. The Company has taken on bigger premises to support their growth plans.
Health on the shelf, Manufacturing Growth Programme helps Dragon’s Den winner to meet Net Zero demands
Worthenshaw’s, trading as Kirsty’s was founded over 10 years ago. The business was created when business owner; Kirsty Henshaw discovered her son Jacob was allergic to nuts and intolerant to gluten and dairy.
Manufacturing Growth Programme supports winner of ‘Aldi’s Next Big Thing’ to boost their production capacity
The Greek Farmer Limited began in 2018 when Tony Charalambides & his family moved to Langley Hill Farm, near Hitchin, Hertfordshire. Tony decided to convert a disused grain silo into a walk-in smokehouse for producing high-quality smoked and cured meats. It took until late 2021 to perfect the curing and smoking processes.
Through the Manufacturing Growth Programme, they were able to access grant funding towards the cost of purchasing a 20ft refrigerated container. This refrigeration container has complimented the business’s investment of a 6000L brewing tank. This has increased capacity by 40% which equates to approximately 130,000 pints a year. The business has recently seen strong growth in their e-commerce sales which has boosted an increase in sales this year.