Over 100 Jobs announced at Walkers factory in Leicester
- 26 April 2012
- From the section Leicester
The owner of Walkers Crisps has announced 110 jobs as part of a £15.2m investment at its factory in Leicester.
PepsiCo said it was introducing a new production line at its Leycroft Road site in the Beaumont Leys area of the city.
The MP for Leicester West Liz Kendall said the news came as a welcome boost to the local economy.
Walkers, which was established in Leicester in 1982, employs more than 2,000 people.
Labour MP Ms Kendall said: "PepsiCo is a major employer in the local area and today's announcement comes both as a welcome boost to the local economy and a clear indication of their ongoing commitment to the Leicester community."