Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Snacks Manufacturer
  • Year established:
    1953
  • Website:
    http://www.kpsnacks.com/
  • Contact
    • Fifth Floor, The Urban Building, 3-9 Albert Street, Slough, SL1 2BE

About K P Snacks

KP Snacks are one of the UK’s most enduring and beloved manufacturers of snack foods. The company is home to some of the most iconic British snack brands, and they are constantly creating exciting new snack ideas to meet changing tastes and expectations.

The firm is part of the European Intersnack Group, which is Europe’s second largest snack producer, with nearly 50 years of combined experience in savoury snacks. KP brands include household names such as Hula Hoops, Butterkist, McCoy’s, Skips, Nik Naks, Space Raiders, Wheat Crunchies and Discos.

KP’s roots extend back to the 19th century, when they were established as Kenyon Produce. They have been making crisps since the 1940s and now rank as the second largest snack manufacturer in the UK, with six manufacturing sites around the country and their headquarters in Slough, Berkshire.

Today, KP employ more than 1,800 people in the UK, and are dedicated to going the extra mile for their staff, their local communities and the environment.


What is it like to work for K P Snacks

Wellbeing
Wellbeing
KP have offered drop-in sessions for staff to get their blood pressure checked, and have appointed mental health champions at each of their sites. They also work closely with Grocery Aid, a food industry charity offering individual financial hardship support for employees in need.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
KP are committed to reducing waste levels by more than 5% each year, sending all of their waste oil for conversion to biodiesel and recycling their food waste. They also get involved in a range of charity fundraising events, providing staff with an additional day off each year for volunteering.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
The company organises an awards scheme called ‘Functional Awards’ to give their line managers, team leaders and functional heads the opportunity to reward their team

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Benefits:

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    50% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

Company Statistics

  • Earning £35,000+:

    18%

  • Staff:

    1811

  • Staff Turnover:

    4%

  • Average Age:

    53

  • Male : Female:

    59% / 41%

  • UK sites:

    8

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