UK: McCain Foods confirms job losses

Job losses have been confirmed at Scarborough’s McCain Foods. A recent consultation held with its Scarborough Store colleagues has concluded and the proposal to outsource the company’s cold store requirements has been accepted. A statement from McCain Foods read: McCain Foods continues to work closely with all affected employees to support them during this difficult time and to ensure they receive the right professional advice and guidance.A broad range of options, including re-employment within the business, are being considered to ensure a minimal number of unavoidable redundancies.The outcome of the consultation provides an opportunity for the Company to consider alternative uses for the available space at its Scarborough site. More