Employer profile

Produce Investments plc

Updated
Updated: October, 2017

About Produce Investments plc

Produce Investments plc is a leading operator in the fresh potato and daffodil sectors, with a turnover in excess of £200m. We have up to 1,500 staff, 11 different sites/facilities around the country and have a significant presence in all of the UK’s key potato growing areas.

The group is split into three segments:

Fresh - comprising of Greenvale AP, the Jersey Royal Company and Rowe Farming. Customers include a number of the UK’s leading retailers, wholesale and food service companies.

Processing - Swancote Foods provides a number of food ingredient manufacturers in the UK with additive-free cooked potato products as well as raw potato ingredients.

Other - including Greenvale Seed, a significant grower of seed potatoes and the Restrain Company which provides the only residue free solution for sprout suppression in stored potatoes and onions in the UK, Europe and other territories across the world.

Our opportunities

The deeper you dig, the greater the rewards. We have opportunities within our business for people who are simply passionate about a great career in the food industry. Ultimately, you could take up a management role in our agricultural, commercial, procurement, technical, operations, processing, HR or finance teams.

Over the duration of the two-year graduate scheme, you will be working on real business projects. Attention to detail with a planned approach to work is essential, challenging deadlines are required to be met with high levels of responsibility allocated throughout. Our graduates work with all levels of management and staff and so excellent communication is vital.

We are committed to nurturing our staff and teams. We support individuals in achieving their full potential and provide our graduates with off the job training which includes:

  • Management skills (Management Development Programme)
  • An accredited health and safety qualification
  • Opportunity to study towards a postgraduate certificate in the second year

Work sectors

animals, plants and agriculture

Location

Cambridgeshire, Cornwall, Jersey, Norfolk, Scotland, Shropshire

Contact details

Email
marie.speight@greenvale.co.uk
Telephone
01733 372500
Address
7 The Forum
Minerva Business Park
Peterborough
Cambridgeshire
PE2 6FT

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