We have two manufacturing sites, Oldham & Bolton, producing cakes and desserts for the major British retailers. Company Name: Park Cakes Ltd Site Ownership/History: Vision Capital (formerly a Northern Foods Site) Age of Company: Park Cakes Limited 1948 Shift Patterns: Seasonal Variances but main shifts run from 6am - 2pm, 2pm -10pm and 10pm to 6am, predominately 5 days per week.
Raw Materials used:
Typical bakery and bakery product raw materials such as flour, egg, margarines, shortenings, fruit, sugar, milk, cream, butter and flavourings.
Raw Materials are ambient, chilled and frozen. Production Processes:
Ingredient preparation, filling, baking, packing (chilled, frozen, & ambient) and storage.
Flexible dependant on the season typically this would include, baked fruit pies and crumbles, ready to eat dairy based desserts, ready to heat and eat desserts, ISB unbaked cakes, ambient stable cakes.
Quantity of Finished Products:
Approximately 200 sku's at any one time Customer Profile: Predominantly retail own label with small amount of product for further processing by other manufactures