Local food manufacturer Greencore, based in Kiveton, is delighted to announce its partnership with Aston Swallownest Junior Football Club for the next two seasons (2021/22 – 2022/23).

Commenting on the sponsorship, Darren Haywood General Manager at Greencore Kiveton says:

“We are absolutely delighted to be sponsoring Aston Swallownest JFC. As a large local employer several of our colleagues will have had an affiliation with the club, and we are proud to enter this partnership for the next two years.”

Commenting on this news, Phil Sanders, Chairman of Aston Swallownest JFC says:

“We are excited to build our partnership with Greencore over the next two years supporting our teams, the local communities and our chosen charity of Harrison Kicks Leukaemia & the Sheffield Children’s Hospital. We look forward to the next two years building our partnership.”

The Greencore manufacturing site in Kiveton was originally founded by ET Sutherland and has previously produced canned goods, potted spreads and ready meals.

Today, the Greencore site is a leading manufacturer of quiche and chilled soup for many of the major supermarkets in the UK with exciting plans for the future. The site employs more than 640 people and is currently on the lookout for 30 new colleagues to join the team.

Anyone interested in in joining the company can visit www.greencore.com/careers or email zoe.arstall@greencore.com.


About Greencore

We are a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK and our purpose is to make every day taste better.

We supply all of the major supermarkets in the UK. We also supply convenience and travel retail outlets, discounters, coffee shops, foodservice and other retailers. We have strong market positions in a range of categories including sandwiches, salads, sushi, chilled snacking, chilled ready meals, chilled soups and sauces, chilled quiche, ambient sauces and pickles, and frozen Yorkshire Puddings.

We have 16 world-class manufacturing sites and 18 distribution centres in the UK, with industry-leading technology and supply chain capabilities. We generated revenues of £1.2bn in FY20 and employ approximately 12,200 people. We are headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

For further information go to www.greencore.com or follow Greencore on social media.

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