Greenyard Fresh UK awarded Lean Gold validation

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Jeff Williams, Business Develpment Director, is pleased to announce that Greenyard Fresh UK has been awarded Lean Gold Validation which recognises the organisational transformation and continuous improvement in the Greenyard Fresh UK business through our Food & Drink sector work.

image of jeff williams at Goldfresh UkJeff Williams said of the award: “It has been an absolute pleasure to work with such a dedicated team of people. The improvement journey hasn’t always been easy, however the passion and motivation of the team has been inspirational to observe.”

Greenyard’s Fresh division is a worldwide market leader in fresh fruit and vegetables, flowers and plants, and fresh produce logistics. Developing extensive global partnerships with their growers enables them to offer an exceptionally wide range of high quality fresh produce to their customers, which are the majority of the key retailers within Europe. They work closely with customers to continually meet and exceed their needs and expectations; their drive in industry leading packaging, promotional and product innovation helps them grow together in a mutually sustainable way.

Bill Mathieson, Greenyard Fresh Managing Director says: “Culturally and operationally we have been on a journey to change the very DNA of the business. Working with S A Partners has supported us to unlock the business potential and make a positive impact to every aspect of the way we work. It’s so important to have a modern packhouse facility and be lean, adaptable and transparent in everything we do. The focus of the team has been on embedding a customer first mindset and approach to ensure with our fantastic growers to deliver them high quality produce. This is a tremendous milestone and the good news is we believe we have further opportunities to improve.”

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