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Maintenance Technician (Mechanical & Electrical)

2022-01-20T12:01:41+00:00January 20th, 2022|Categories: Vacancies|

Role Profile and Person Specification Job title: Maintenance Technician (Mechanical & Electrical) Reports to: Maintenance Manager Department: Engineering Location: Barton Stacey/Andover Job Purpose The successful candidate will have responsibility for: Undertake maintenance, diagnosis, repair, trouble shooting and reconditioning activities on a range of machinery, maintaining all key services to production and site facilities Identify

Site Cleaner & Maintenance Assistant

2022-01-20T11:49:57+00:00January 20th, 2022|Categories: Vacancies|

Role Profile and Person Specification Job title: Site Cleaner & Maintenance Assistant Reports to: Warehouse Supervisor Department: Location: Barton Stacey Job Purpose The successful candidate will have responsibility for: Carry out all scheduled site cleaning activities in accordance with correct cleaning methods & equipment (including deep cleans) Reschedule workload to react to site emergencies

Present Day

2022-01-04T08:54:36+00:00January 1st, 2022|Categories: Timeline|

Today, in conjunction with our distributors, Lionel Hitchen supplies Naturally Fabulous Flavour Ingredients to over 50 countries around the world.

Lionel Hitchen Ltd – Coronavirus Statement

2021-08-24T10:17:52+01:00August 24th, 2021|Categories: Industry News|

Coronavirus Statement Update July 2021  The COVID-19 pandemic has presented businesses and communities with innumerable challenges on a global basis over the last 18 months and, sadly, the direct and indirect consequences continue to cause disruption. We would like to take this opportunity to thank our employees, suppliers and customers for their continued support

It’s National Doughnut Week!

2021-07-16T09:38:40+01:00July 14th, 2021|Categories: Flavourings, Food Trends, Industry News, Uncategorised|

Did you know that the original National Doughnut Week was founded back in 1992 by Christopher Freeman who, after watching Michael Buerk’s crisis report on the Ethiopian famine, wanted to use his skills and encourage the baking industry to help children in need. Almost 30 years on, National Doughnut Week has raised almost £1million

Lionel Hitchen Awarded Silver in the Ecovadis Sustainability Audit

2021-05-05T22:29:39+01:00May 5th, 2021|Categories: Industry News, Sustainability|

As a company committed to sustainable development and the continuous improvement of its processes and solutions, we embraced the opportunity to be assessed by EcoVadis. EcoVadis is a collaborative platform, recognised worldwide, which evaluates corporate sustainability. The assessment measures against seven management indicators, across 21 sustainability criteria broken down into four themes: Environment, Labour

The Rise of the Hot Cross Bun

2021-05-06T08:44:58+01:00April 1st, 2021|Categories: Citrus, Flavourings, Herbs & Spices, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , |

Hot Cross Bun Sales on Fire! In comparison to this time last year, when the nation went into lockdown, consumers are splashing out this Easter. According to analysts Kantar, British households had already spent £153m on Easter eggs and £37m on hot cross buns by 21st March this year, that’s £48m more

Our top 10 for a happy Mother’s Day

2021-05-05T22:22:16+01:00March 13th, 2021|Categories: Citrus, Flavourings, Herbs & Spices, Uncategorised|

A Mother's Lot! The struggles of parents – and mothers, in particular – have been very apparent during this pandemic with childcare, home-schooling and housework, as well as many having to work from home, therefore it is inevitable that mums feel overwhelmed, alone and stressed. As a result home has become a

It’s hotting up in the Hitchen Kitchen!

2021-05-05T22:29:06+01:00February 14th, 2021|Categories: Confectionery, Flavourings, Food Trends, Industry News|

Hot Stuff! In preparation for the day when most people spice things up, the #HitchenKitchen have presented us with their most favourable and flavoursome ‘hot stuff’, namely all things chilli! With chilli trending and growing significantly appearing on 83.31% of menus and 2.22% of social discussion1 it is evident that the #HitchenKitchen is not