HARIBO UK is pleased to have recently received planning approval for a new, purpose-built warehouse at our Castleford site and has announced which local firm will support the new expansion to the Castleford site.
HARIBO UK is pleased to have recently received planning approval for a new, purpose-built warehouse at our Castleford site.
This new facility will help us meet increased demand for our products and deliver more moments of childlike happiness to consumers across the country.
Showing HARIBO’s commitment to invest in the local area, we are pleased to have appointed local firm Caddick Construction to work with us to deliver this expansion.
The HARIBO site in Castleford first started producing our treats in 2015. Our new warehouse facility will allow us to manage increased volumes of finished product, stock more raw materials and packaging, and will help safeguard 600 jobs across both our West Yorkshire sites.
Jon Hughes, Managing Director of HARIBO UK and Ireland said:
"Following another successful year, we're pleased to have recently received planning approval for a new, purpose-built warehouse at our Castleford site. We expect to break ground and begin construction soon and are delighted to have appointed local Yorkshire construction firm Caddick Construction to support the build. For fifty years, we've been part of Yorkshire's sweet-making tradition, and we continue to invest in our two sites in Pontefract and Castleford to deliver delicious treats for our consumers across the UK. The new warehouse will mean that we can create more moments of childlike happiness, and the investment demonstrates our commitment to Yorkshire as a centre of excellence for food manufacturing.”
Paul Dodsworth, Caddick Construction Group’s Managing Director, commented:
“Our appointment to HARIBO UK’s expansion plans is very exciting for Caddick as we grow our manufacturing portfolio. As a Yorkshire business, we’re very proud to once again be leading on a development that will boost industry and employment, making this great region home to world-leading manufacturing. We are looking forward to starting work on site and working with HARIBO UK to fulfil their expansion plans.”
The Mayor of West Yorkshire, Tracy Brabin, said:
“West Yorkshire is the place to be for businesses to thrive and create good jobs. It’s wonderful to see HARIBO expanding and further supporting our local economy. The investment will be welcome news to the wider community as we work to build a stronger, brighter West Yorkshire that works for all.”