Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Organic baby food producer
  • Year established:
    2006
  • Website:
    http://www.ellaskitchen.co.uk
  • Contact
    • Ella's Barn, 22 Greys Green Farm, Rotherfield Greys, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 4QG

About Ella’s Kitchen (Brands) Limited

Established in 2009 and based in Oxfordshire, Ella’s Kitchen is the UK’s number one baby food brand. They make 100% organic, healthy food for babies and kids with absolutely nothing else added - no sugar, salt, additives, or concentrates.

Staff at Ella’s Kitchen are driven by their mission to help every little one grow up having a happy, healthy relationship with food. Everything they make is ‘kids first’ and designed to help children grow up loving tasty, healthy food.

Training and development is important at Ella’s Kitchen - one example of this is that the company hosts a management training course to ensure all new managers have the right tools and techniques to be successful.

Chief Executive Officer Mark Cuddigan is described as playing a huge part at Ella’s Kitchen, sitting in the open plan barn offices amongst the team and making himself available to all employees across the business.


What is it like to work for Ella’s Kitchen (Brands) Limited

Leadership
Leadership
Mark Cuddigan plays a huge part in the Ella's community, sitting in their open-plan barns among the team. He is available to all ‘buddies’ across the business to engage with. Mark genuinely cares about all employees and is interested in everyone who works at Ella's Kitchen.
My Team
My Team
One of their focuses is "One Teaminess", and their HR department uses psychometric testing during the recruitment process to understand each other’s profiles and how they can work more efficiently as a team and cross-functionally by understanding individuals’ working styles.
My Company
My Company
They incorporate their mission and values throughout the recruitment and performance appraisal process, and they are hung on big boards in the reception area so they can be seen by all of the company’s ‘buddies’ and visitors.

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Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Gym
    Gym

    companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Profit Related Payment
    Profit Related Payment

    Companies offering profit related pay to all employees

  • Development
    Development

    Companies who provide support for non-work related training to all staff

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Male : Female:

    22% / 78%

  • Staff Turnover:

    24%

  • Average Age:

    37

  • Staff:

    67

  • Earning £35,000+:

    72%

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