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Major Jobs Boost at Former Alberto Culver Site


Over 100 new jobs are coming to Swansea thanks to a major manufacturer of cosmetics and food supplements.

Swansea Council has agreed to sell its freehold interest in the Alberto Culver site at Llansamlet Enterprise Park to the Dr Organic Group, a South Wales-based company founded by local entrepreneurs Steve Quinn and Fred Whitcomb.

The 18.75 acre site has been unoccupied since the autumn of 2012 following Alberto Culver/Unilever’s decision to close its Swansea operation. The company’s manufacturing was moved to Merseyside and a facility in Poland, leading to 60 job losses in Swansea.

Dr Organic anticipates their move to the site will open up to 110 jobs within a period of two to three years. The company is proposing a distribution, manufacturing, design centre and head office facility at the Swansea site that would help consolidate its operations across the UK and Europe.



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