Colman’s to leave Norwich

Its sad news that Colman’s will be leaving their base in Norwich after a 160-year association with the city.  113 jobs are at risk with the decision to relocate production to other parts of the UK and Germany.  The decision had been on the cards after Britvic, with whom Colman’s share their Norwich site, had confirmed they would be relocating their operations elsewhere.

Owners Unilever have confirmed they will be retaining “Colman’s of Norwich” as part of their branding and to maintain the historic link between the brand and the city.  They have also confirmed there is a proposal to invest in a new state-of-the-art-facility where they will mill and pack mustard powder and process mint.

The factory is due to close at the end of next year, however GMB have indicated that c40 jobs will transfer to other UK sites, with potentially 20 transferring to the new milling site.

The BBC article covering the closure can be found here – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-norfolk-42569750

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