Employee Benefit Trust - sharing in our success

Employee Benefit Trust - sharing in our success

Today, Yeo Valley remains a family-owned farming and dairy business. To celebrate the hard work and passion that Yeo Valley people have shown in the past five decades, in March 2020 a 20% share of Yeo Valley Production was placed into an Employee Benefit Trust. This means that everyone at Yeo Valley is eligible for an annual bonus, based on company performance.

Our colleagues are truly part of the famil... Read More »

The Inside Scoop - Development

The Inside Scoop - Development

How did you get into Development?

Originally, I wanted to be a Nutritionist but after going to Uni (Bath Spa) and having lectures in Product Development and doing work experience in NPD in my summer holiday, I knew that I wanted to be in Development and in a creative role…and I love food which helps.

What does a typical day look like for you? (If there is such thing!)

No two... Read More »

The Inside Scoop - Procurement

The Inside Scoop - Procurement

We talked to Nathan Slee, Assistant Buyer and Duncan Rideout, Packaging Project Supervisor from our Procurement Team.

What does a typical day look like for you, Nathan? (If there is such a thing!)

Nathan: Every day is different; I might meet with an existing supplier in the morning, deal with a new requirement query or an existing contract and then spend time in the afternoon examin... Read More »

Meet Maxine Ford, Engineer at our Cannington site

Meet Maxine Ford, Engineer at our Cannington site

What interested you in Engineering?

I’ve been interested in engineering since I was in my teens; my dad was an engineer and I found it fascinating when he would fix broken toys and appliances. In school, I wasn’t encouraged to pursue a career in engineering and it wasn’t until I started to work for Yeo Valley that I felt my passion for engineering being reawakened!

What attracted y... Read More »

Meet Dave Snook, distribution manager…

Meet Dave Snook, distribution manager…

Meet Dave Snook, distribution manager…

I started my life at Yeo Valley nearly 23 years ago, cleaning milk churns! My job is very different these days with the varied role I now do, there’s no such thing as an average day for me! A big part of my role is to link our dairies with the distribution centre and then link our distribution with the retailers. I enjoy liaising with the retailers t... Read More »

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