Signature Flatbreads Continues to Invest
Signature Flatbreads supplies flatbreads such as tortilla wraps, pitta and naan bread to the UK’s major retailers and foodservice operators as well as to 30 countries around the world. The company is passionate about its business and the people who work within it, and from 6th April 2019 the Real Living Wage of £9 per hour will be implemented to all permanently employed staff working in its Dunstable factory.
The company also aspires to implement the Real Living Wage to all agency staff and is set to apply for membership of ‘The Living Wage Foundation’ to demonstrate its ongoing commitment to pay a fair hourly rate to its staff. There are over 4,700 Living Wage Employers in the UK, including more than 1/3 of the FTSE 100 and household names including Ikea, Aviva, Nationwide.
Following a highly successful year in 2018, Signature Flatbreads has created 50 new jobs in 2019 as it has added two new production lines to its Dunstable factory which are a result of new business landed by the company. The recent launch of new Deli Kitchen products from their branded offering demonstrates the strength and stability of the business during turbulent times in the UK market. Exports to non-EU countries is also an area that is growing in significance to the manufacturer.
Zizou Benchaoui, Joint Managing Director of Signature Flatbreads said: “Our business is only as good as the people who work within it. Manufacturing top quality products is essential to our success so we believe this significant and ongoing investment is a clear signal to the industry of our confidence as a business, as well as to our staff recognising their importance."
Picture shows, left to right: William Eid and Charles Eid