Tulip to invest £10m in Redruth site


By Simon King, Pig World (UK)

July 11, 2019


Tulip has announced that a £10 million invest in its Redruth site in Cornwall aims to improve capability and capacity, as part of wider strategy to create the UKís leading bacon manufacturing centre of excellence.


The investment includes new high-speed slicing lines and new equipment and processes to reduce packaging costs and improve overall efficiency. On top of these upgrades, Redruth is also implementing additional skills training and bolstering its innovation capacity to drive NPD and ensure it will lead in meeting evolving consumer demands.


Part of the siteís innovation programme includes developing reduced salt, reduced nitrite and nitrite-free NPD.


Andrew Cracknell, Tulipís CEO, said: