Nestle is to invest £200m in the expansion of its coffee factory at Tutbury in Derbyshire, with the creation of 125 jobs, but its site in Hayes will close in 2014 with the redeployment of 230 staff.
Nestle Rowntree is to expand chocolate crumb production at its factory in Girvan, Scotland, with the creation of an unspecified number of jobs, but 57 jobs will be lost with the closure of its Mallow factory in Ireland.
Nestle has sold its Eismann frozen food home delivery service in the UK to a management buy-out, and additional franchisees will now be sought to expand the business into Scotland, Lancashire and Yorkshire.
Nestle is shedding 70 of the 270 jobs at its coffee making plant at Tutbury, near Burton, as part of a reorganisation programme that will see the company invest in new filling and packing equipment.
Nestle is looking to set up a chain of Nescafe Coffee Houses in retail centres, leisure parks, sports venues and petrol stations, and will also use the opportunity to sell confectionery products.