Tuesday April 17, 2012
Partnership goes on
Gwent-basedfood production company Tillery Valley have renewed an annual contract with Merthyr-based specialist food firm Kealth Foods as they approach adecade of business partnership. Tillery Valley will provide more than
300,000 specialist meals supplied by Kealth, to hospitals, care homes and houses across the UK over the next year. The carefully prepared meals cater for arange of health conditions which present problems for patient mealtimes. Tillery Valley supply up to 600,000
prepared meals aweek to the healthcare and education sectors and local authorities. The company’s expert in-house dietitians and product development team design varied menus that match both dietary requirements and specific budgets. They are assisted in this task by the expert knowledge of specialist suppliers such as Kealth. Hospital catering must accommodate avariety of conditions which affect patient mealtimes in many complex ways. One of these is dysphagia –the impaired ability to swallow.
Check out Matt Southall, group managing director of Newport-based Acorn Group, which has been in business for 20 years
aweek on it.” And it looks that Acorn will also be
enjoying some excitement in the future. The company, which was on the Fast
Growth 50 list four years running when it was first established, has branched out and has opened abranch in Perth, Australia, with another in Singapore just about to open. Matt said: “We have just
located 100 people and their families to Australia for new lives and careers in the mining industry.
“These are blue collar and
white collar jobs from plant operators to geo-technical engineers and they have moved with their families. Others have been placed in Mongolia, Senegal and Middle East.Wealso linked with theMODworking with them to help the 17,000 staff who will be finishing with the services over
the next few years.” He said the new five year contract
with Synergie would also help Acorn continue to grow throughout theUKboth organically and through acquisitions. “They have been afantastic partner,”
he said. “
Hutchings and Thomas chartered surveyor and keen Newport County fan David Jones (pictured) has launched the ultimate social media competition for the die hard Black and Amber fan. David Jones is challenging proud Newportonians and County fans to tweet him aphotograph of Newport to @HTSurveyors, with the prize for the best being two tickets to the Wembley Newport County vYork City FA Trophy final. David, from Bassaleg, said: “County
Wewill never know if
been explained logically to me why it never happened. Ican only understand that is has
the barrage would have made adifference to Newport and it’s economy. It has never
been adamaging thing to the city because we
missed an opportunity by not building it.
at Wembley is surely one of the biggest sporting events the city has known in recent years –it’s areal ‘I was there’ day. “It’ll be abrilliant day,
come what may. The game will put the spotlight firmly on the city and I’m now looking for people to send me their best images of our great city to help celebrate this wonderful achievement by The Port.” Judging takes place
this Friday afternoon (20.4.12) with the name of the winner and winning picture tweeted on the day.
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Apprentice2011 Finalist Jim Eastwood comes to Newport
Find out howthe entrepreneur’s lifehas changed since appearing on the showand howhis experienceand passion for business is helping othersdevelop and achievetheir potential.
16 May, 8.30 -10.30am University ofWales, Newport,City Campus, £10 per person
forafulllist of our Summer Season of Business Masterclasses
Newport Business Services
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