Tyrrells crisps takeover creates 'hundreds of new jobs'
Hundreds of new jobs are to be created by upmarket snack firm Tyrrells following its takeover by a US firm, its managing director has said.
The Herefordshire-based maker of hand-cooked crisps was bought by Amplify Snack Brands for £300m.
Mike Hedges said the move would see hundreds of people recruited globally over the next three years.
He said he did not think the UK leaving the EU would adversely affect business at the company.
"In 2008, during the last recession, none of the premium crisp brands suffered and I don't think they will this time either - if there is a downturn,"... read more
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