Guenther Bakeries’ new site will produce 72,000 buns an hour exclusively for McDonald’s UK. GBP 38 m went into the Coventry investment, GBP 20 m of which was spent on new technology, Insider Media reports. Around 90 people will be hired to work here. The facility is said to bake 1.1 million buns a day.
The media outlet quotes Beth Hart, vice president, supply chain, McDonald’s UK & Ireland: “The opening of our new bakery in Coventry is a brilliant moment for our business and will help us to better serve our customers with quality buns for their favorite burgers. At McDonald’s, we’re proud of the longstanding relationships we have with our suppliers like Guenther Bakeries and investing in innovation like the new site in Coventry is an excellent example of the exciting work we’re achieving together.”
The bakery has been supplying McDonald’s since 2005.
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