Consett Popcorn Expands at Number One Industrial Estate

Whittle Jones has announced that Consett Popcorn Company Limited are expanding their operations on the Number One Industrial Estate, Consett, The company are moving from their current premises of 1,500 sq ft to a new unit of over 5,000 sq ft on the popular and well established estate.

Number One Industrial Estate Consett

Number One Industrial Estate Consett

Founded in 2008, Consett Popcorn Co Ltd have enjoyed recent success of establishing their gourmet range of popcorn products on the shelves of a national supermarket chain; along with supplying several fine food outlets, farm shops, and independent deli’s. Current flavours include, hot chillu and fennel, chilli and lime, garlic and herb, sweet cinnamon spice and the ever-popular salty sweet. The company also produces speciality own-brand popcorn for several well known names, a part of the business which it is hoping to grwo with the additional capacity.

Catherine Furze, Managing Director of Consett Popcorn Company Ltd commented “We have grown a lot since we started in our kitchen six years ago and this move will give us the space we need to push the company forward. Popcorn is extremely bulky so needs a lot of room.”

Barry Nelson, Regional Property Manager at Whittle Jones added “We are delighted that we have been able to accommodate Consett Popcorn’s expansion plans at Number One Industrial Estate. The estate is situated in a good edge of town location and benefits from improving transport links.”

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