Peterís Food Service strengthens team

Peterís Food Service, the UK manufacturers of pies, pasties and sausage rolls, has appointed two key positions to its managerial team from rival Hollandís Pies.

The appointments of Ian Collins, as area sales manager for the north west of England, and Ian Jannion, as business development representative follows Neil Court Johnsonís appointment to the post of managing director of the companyís new foodservice division.

The former MD of Hollandís Pies said he was thrilled with his first appointments and the early signs of progress.

He said: ďFor a long time, Peterís has presented an exceptional opportunity to develop nationally. In attracting two Ďbest in classí professionals of unrivalled quality, we deliver a clear signal of intent to everyone in the industry that we are determined to realise this potential.

ďMy priority is to establish Peterís as the innovative, can-do, ideas brand within the foodservice sector that people want to work with and work for. In doing so, we aim to ensure that we meet all our customersí needs as we develop new markets in stadia, forecourts, leisure and retail.Ē

Peterís Food Service began life as a small pie manufacturer in south Wales and now produces more than three million delicious pastries every week and employs 700 people with an annual turnover of £65m.

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