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Quality Assurance Top Priority with Latest Appointment at Calbee UK’s Deeside Facility


Lee Griffiths has joined Calbee UK, the first European subsidiary of Calbee Inc, the £1.2bn Japanese savoury snack supplier, as Quality Assurance Technologist at the company’s gold standard manufacturing facility in Deeside.

Lee GriffithsAs Quality Assurance Technologist, Lee will call upon experience gained through a ten-year career in quality and operations for a leading food manufacturer. He will use his knowledge and extensive skill set to develop a strong quality management system which will rival that of any other leading manufacturer in the market.

Lee said: 

“I admire the Calbee UK team’s ambition to become leaders in innovation and I am really pleased to join the business. Much like the rest of the team, I feel passionately about delivering exceptional performance, and producing innovative and unrivalled products.”

Managing Director of Calbee UK, Richard Robinson said:

“Lee is a great addition to our team in Deeside. Calling upon his previous knowledge and experience we are confident that he will be a credit to us and to our reputation as a manufacturer of savoury snacks that are better for you. His support is sure to support us in achieving our sales targets and in becoming a leading savoury snack supplier in the UK.”

Calbee UK has appointed no fewer than 50 people who are based at both its head office in Leeds and world class, market leading manufacturing facility in Deeside, North Wales. The company’s first branded snack, Yushoi, which launched in June 2015, has secured listings in Tesco, Morrisons, The Cooperative, World Foods Market, Selfridges, Ocado and WH Smith.

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