Up to 380 jobs are under threat in Littleborough it has been revealed
The jobs at McCormick the Company that produces Schwartz spice could be moved to a new Peterborough site claims to offer net zero carbon production over the next two years.
The parent Company said it was providing an “extensive people care programme which includes outplacement, financial and wellbeing support, as well as redeployment opportunities and assistance to the Peterborough site”.
Around 300 new jobs are expected to be created with the opening of the Peterborough factory, which was announced in 2020.
As a result, McCormick EMEA president Ana Sanchez said it had been a “very difficult decision”, with the business “committed” to providing its staff members at Littleborough with full support and care.
She added that it “remains a dedicated employer in the UK and redeployment opportunities to our Peterborough site will remain part of our ongoing assistance programme”.