Bakkavor Salads Bo'ness jobs boost due to M&S and Costa Coffee partnership

As high street coffee shops and food outlets gear up for millions of employees returning to the workplace after the ending of Covid restrictions, the Bakkavor Salads team in Bo’ness will be making a range of fresh meal salads and snacks as part of a new partnership between M&S and Costa Coffee.

Bakkavor Salads superfood nutty salad.
Bakkavor Salads superfood nutty salad.

The Bo'ness team is making the range of top quality items for its long-standing customer M&S which launched last week in Costa Coffee.

These include nutty super wholefood salads as well as tomato pasta salads, chicken salads and apple and peanut dippers – a range of fresh and tasty meal options for a nation returning to work.

The M&S collaboration with Costa Coffee also brings a welcome jobs boost for Bo'ness, with the Bakkavor site currently recruiting for 295 roles.

Bakkavor Salads Bo’ness specialises in making premium salad and vegetable products for the UK’s largest grocery retailers and has been a major employer in the area for over 40 years.

Speaking about the collaboration, Kirk Connor, general manager at Bakkavor Salads Bo’ness, said: “For many people, returning back to the workplace after Covid restrictions will be a bit of a shock, with people facing busy routines and looking for more convenience.

“We're delighted to be working with M&S and Costa Coffee to brighten the return to work with a range of fresh, healthy and tasty meal options.

“We're proud our local team is making food for high streets across the UK and the partnership is also good news for jobs in Bo'ness.

“Aside from good rates of pay and real opportunities to progress and develop skills, we at Bakkavor Salads Bo’ness offer new joiners a range of staff benefits, including a stakeholder pension and life insurance cover, as well as heavily discounted food products from our site staff shop.

“We are delighted to be creating significant employment opportunities at a very challenging time for the local economy and this marks a great opportunity for people to join us as we continue to grow the business.”

People that would like to find out more about the job opportunities at Bakkavor can find out more at https://www.bakkavor.com/careers/job-search/default.aspx.