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East Yorkshire poultry business welcomes latest recruits

East Yorkshirepoultry business welcomes latest recruits


Leading East Yorkshire poultry supplier Soanes Poultry has appointed two new staff members to support the growing business as it enters its 71styear of trading.


The Middleton-on-the-Wolds based business's team has been boosted byOperations Manager Tim Brooks and Purchase Ledger and Payroll Clerk, Brenda Sweetman.


Tim Brooks joins Soanes Poultry from the potato industry and is responsible formanaging the factory, dispatch and transport. In addition, he will be involved in special project work, cost analysis and staff development.


Of the move to Soanes Poultry, Mr Brooks said: "I love working for an independent company with brilliant genuine core values that strives for continuous improvements." Out of work, he enjoys fishing and walking, watching motorsport and a chicken Sunday roast.


Canadian born Brenda Sweetman's role includes paying invoices and managing the payroll for the company's 100 personnel. When's she's not at work, she relaxes by reading and hiking.


Nigel Upson, Soanes Poultry's General Manager,said he was delighted to welcome the new members of the team 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 withSoanes Poultry.


"It's a very exciting time to join us as there are lots of plans in the pipeline. We are always looking at ways to drive our business forward and these new appointments will help us to improve operational efficiencies and exceed our customers' expectations."





Photo: Brenda Sweetman and Tim Brooks have joined Soanes Poultry Brenda Sweetman and Tim Brooks



For more information or to arrange an interview withSoanes Poultry'sGeneral 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 aboutSoanes Poultry, please

2.      Keep up to date withSoanes Poultry's news onFacebook,Twitterand the business bloghere.

3.      Soanes Poultry 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 fromSoanes Poultry, please

5.      Soanes Poultry 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.