Behind the Scenes at Melton Foods

Melton Foods, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
Thu 27th September 2012, 9:30am til 3:00pm

A one-off opportunity to visit a modern food production site to gain an update on career opportunities in the sector and take away teaching resources linked to the curriculum.

For teachers of Food Technology and Careers.

Date: Thursday 27th September 2012
Arrival: 9:30am to 3pm
Cost: Free to all teachers in the East Midlands

Melton Foods.
3 Samworth Way
Leicester Road
Melton Mowbray
LE13 1GA

Introduction to Melton Foods, Samworth Brothers and the Chilled Foods Association (CFA)
An insight into the chilled prepared food sector and skills required
High Care production – tour of the facilities
Light lunch and questions
Lesson plans and resources available free of charge

The day will be lead by STEM Ambassadors from the Chilled Food Association.

All attendees will be asked to complete a simple health questionnaire on arrival and jewellery must be removed (except a wedding band) to enter the production area.

Please note there are only a handful of spaces available and we will be operating a reserve list if interest is high.

Deadline for bookings: Thursday 20th September 2012.

To reserve your place please email Danielle Wright: [email protected] with the following information:
Your Name
Your Job Title
School / College Name
For the factory visit we also need to know:
Your shoe size
Your coat size (Small, Medium or Large)

More information about Melton Foods:
Melton Foods is a purpose built sandwich facility owned by Samworth Brothers standing in 10 acres of land on the outskirts of Melton Mowbray.
They supply some of the major retailers across main stores, cafes, petrol forecourts and franchise partnerships as well as products for the highly successful Ginsters brand and a number of food service outlets.

The primary focus of the business is producing high quality sandwiches as well as wraps, hot eating Paninis, Toasties and innovative fresh chilled snacks.
Also within the bakery they have a hand assembly facility that produces speciality craft products such as crostini, brushetta and many other lines perfect for party food, platters and entertaining.

For more information about the site please visit:

Behind the Scenes at Melton Foods

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