Bakkavor Group is a leading manufacturer of fresh prepared foods. We’re specialists in developing own label products for many of the world’s biggest grocery retailers and best-known food service operators. We make over 5,500 different products, including ready meals, pizzas, salads, desserts, soups and sauces. Our UK customers include Tesco, Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, Asda and Morrisons. Internationally, we work with brands including Starbucks, KFC, Pizza Hut and Harris Teeter.
We’re currently number one producers in 13 of the 16 categories we supply in the UK. Globally, we’re supplying fast-growing western brands in Asia and gaining a stronger foothold in the US. Bakkavor operates 32 facilities across the UK, and 18 across continental Europe, the US and Asia. In total, we employ over 18,000 people. Wherever we work, the way we do business is underpinned by a culture of innovation, a strong set of values and a common passion for food.
We’ve over 40 years’ experience of developing innovative private label products for our customers. And we’ve achieved 17 Industry awards for product quality and innovation, including Food Management Today’s Food Manufacturer of the Year and The Grocer Gold Own-Label Supplier of the Year in 2015. Innovation. Customer care. A can-do attitude. Teamwork. Getting it right. All these shared value enables us to create safe, high-quality foods that exceed expectations, meet consumers’ changing needs and help us to stay ahead in a highly competitive market.
We’re focused on a clear strategy. This includes building on our leading positions, setting industry benchmarks, and investing in products, processes and technologies. Our ambitions may be bigger than ever. But with the help of our passionate, professional employees, we’ll achieve them – and realise our vision to be recognised and respected as the world’s leading fresh prepared foods provider.
Our Accelerated Management Scheme is for graduates who can think smarter and grow faster. We call it AMS for short. But we’ve created it with a long-term goal in mind. That’s to develop the future-leaders and shapers of our business. There are seven different AMS programmes to choose from. Each one puts you on the fast track to senior management, by giving you real responsibility from the start. And each one will prepare you to work with the biggest names in food retail. Whichever path you take, you’ll experience the depth and breadth of our business by working with different teams, products and customers. Not to mention different sites across the UK and internationally
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