Monday 04 December 2023

UK – MPs brewing up a taste for coffee in Banbury

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Shadow Food Minister, Huw Irranca-Davies MP, and coffee enthusiast, Tom Watson MP, visited Mondelēz International’s coffee plant and R&D centre in Banbury to meet apprentices and tour the site.

The MPs were shown the latest innovations and research techniques in coffee research and development at the Global Centre of Excellence for coffee.  Many exciting breakthroughs have been created at Banbury, such as recent cutting edge Tassimo technology, and Kenco Millicano.

Mondelēz International engineering apprentices also showed the MPs around the factory and talked about their day to day roles and the exciting opportunities on the apprenticeship scheme.

Plant Director Paul Sinclair welcomed the visit saying “It’s great to be able to show MPs the fantastic work that is taking place in Banbury. We are proud of our investment in our people, the site and latest innovations. The MPs went away with a real buzz about our brands, our business and Banbury.”

Shadow Food Minister, Huw Irranca-Davies MP said: “It was great to visit Mondelēz International’s site in Banbury to see the investment in the plant, meet some of their apprentices, and see the latest innovation from their global R&D centre.”

Tom Watson MP said: “As a coffee enthusiast it was fascinating to see the production process behind coffee making and meet some of the great people who work at Mondelēz International’s coffee factory in Banbury.”

Source: Mondelēz International

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