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East Yorkshire poultry business welcomes latest recruits

East Yorkshirepoultry business welcomes latest recruits


Leading East Yorkshire poultry supplier T.Soanes & Son has appointed three new staff members to support the growing business.


The Middleton-on-the-Wolds based business has been boosted by new recruits; William Jordan, Carolyn Pennock andNikki Rayiruand who are working in the finance and sales and marketing departments respectively.


Sales Administrator Nikki was previously employed at a slate suppliers andHead of Sales and Marketing Carolyn brings with her many years of experience in thefood industry across retail, quick service restaurants, food-service and business to business market sectors.


Completing the trio of new appointments is Assistant Management Accountant William who joins T.Soanes & Son froma car dealership, where he worked asanaccounts assistant.


Nigel Upson, General Manager,said he was delighted to welcome the recruits and was looking forward to working with them.


"It's wonderful to welcome our newest team members and we hope this is the start of a long and happy career withT.Soanes & Son, where are proud of our high staff retention levels.

"It means a lot that we are able to employ local people and help to support our regional economy. We are always looking at ways to drive our business forward and these new appointments will help us to exceed customers' expectations."


Carolyn, whose role involvesdeveloping both existing and new customer bases and communicating the business's quality and provenance messages,said she was delighted to take on the new role.


Having joined the company two months ago to maintain company accounts, William said the busy environment is one of the aspects of working at T.Soanes & Son he enjoys the most whilst one of Nikki's first observations was the friendly nature of the team at the office. Her main duties are looking after daily sales and office administration.


More than five million birds are reared yearly on 11 farms managed byT.Soanes & Sonand the business sells premium chicken to butchers, restaurateurs and independent retailers in Yorkshire and nationwide.


The business recently triumphed at the deliciouslyorkshire awards where its grain fed chicken fillet won best Meat Product and overall Supreme Champion. It also prospered at the Amazon sponsored Rural Business Awards where it won two awards;Britain's Best Rural Food and Drink Business and Rural Employer of the Year.




Photo:Left to right Carolyn Pennock, William Jordan and NikkiRayiru Carolyn William and Nikki have joined Soanes



For more information or to arrange an interview withT.Soanes and SonGeneral Manager Nigel Upson,please contact Tracey Baty at three60 marketing on:


Direct line: 01430 871360

Mobile: 07971 961574






Notes to editors

  1. For more information aboutT.Soanes & Son, please

  2. Keep up to date withT.Soanes & Son's news onFacebook,Twitterand the business bloghere.

  3. T.Soanes & Son supplies its chicken to butchers and independent retailers in Yorkshire and to wholesalers nationwide.

  4. The firm also sources game which it distributes through a game processor. For more information about game available fromT.Soanes & Son, please

  5. T.Soanes & Son is accredited under the BritishRetail Consortium Food Safety Standard A Grade and the Red Tractor Farm Assurance Standard.

  6. This year the firm celebrated its 70thanniversary byrebranding with a new logoandreleasing acommemorative booklet entitled ‘A celebration of 70 years of T.Soanes & Son (poultry) in recipes', available from independent butchers.