Mars To Invest £23m To Increase Production At King’s Lynn Site

Mars Food UK has announced a £23m investment into its King’s Lynn manufacturing site.

The King’s Lynn site, which currently employs nearly 300 people is set to create 28 new full time jobs as part of the investment in new manufacturing capabilities for the manufacture of Uncle Ben’s Ready to Heat rice. The group said that new production line will be completed early in 2017 and will help meet the demand for Uncle Ben’s Ready to Heat rice across the UK market.

Michael Ryan, Regional President, Mars Food, Western Europe & Russia said: “We have been manufacturing from this site for over 50 years and continue our commitment to investing and growing the site which manufactures some of the UK’s favourite family brands – Uncle Ben’s and Dolmio.”