Macphie toasts to 50 years at Glenbervie with tasty workers do
A WORLD-RENOWNED substances producer has celebrated 50 years since shifting to rural Aberdeenshire by celebrating with tons of of its workforce.
Macphie Ltd invited 360 attendees which included workers, households, and associates to return collectively to commemorate half a century since its pivotal transition from Glasgow to Glenbervie.
The corporate’s transfer to Glenbervie laid the foundations and marked its transition from bakery wholesaler to internationally famend substances producer – now creating merchandise and substances for among the world’s largest meals manufacturers.
The key workers celebration comes alongside the family-owned agency’s current pledge to donate £50,000 to charities and group teams throughout Scotland to mark the milestone 12 months.
Andy Stapley, Macphie’s CEO stated: “This 12 months is one other necessary 12 months for everybody at Macphie in addition to the broader group – our celebrations have been a incredible method to have a good time that and replicate on the previous 50 years.
“We wouldn’t be right here as we speak if it wasn’t for our hard-working and devoted workforce behind us, so the fiftieth anniversary get together was a second to mark everybody’s efforts in serving to construct the agency to what it’s as we speak.”
Marking the event, company have been welcomed to the HQ and handled to a BBQ and performances from caricaturists, magicians and saxophone gamers.
Initially based in 1928 in Glasgow, the corporate later relocated to Glenbervie, close to Stonehaven, in 1973, it has since grown to have 250 workers with revenues of over £60m.
Andy added: “It was necessary to us not solely to mark the event with a celebration for people who play an necessary half in Macphie’s day-to-day, but in addition for the group too.
“We’re hoping that by donating £50,000 throughout group initiatives and charity tasks within the space, we’re guaranteeing that we give again to the realm that has welcomed us with open arms and supported us alongside the way in which.
“It’s a milestone 12 months for Macphie and an necessary time for the corporate, now we have grown considerably up to now 5 a long time and it’s particularly thrilling to consider the place we shall be within the subsequent 50 years.”
The sport-changing transfer to Glenbervie within the seventies got here alongside forward-thinking sustainability initiatives by Macphie. In 1974, Macphie started treating the effluent on the Glenbervie web site for use in a sustainable manner, which marked the beginning of a powerful inexperienced journey for the meals agency – now the positioning options its very personal wind generators to energy the manufacturing facility sustainably.
Sustainability is a key ingredient of the fourth-generation household agency’s philosophy: it was amongst Scotland’s first companies to attain B Corp standing in 2015, having efficiently demonstrated an unwavering excessive commonplace of social and environmental efficiency.
Macphie Ltd is now an internationally famend substances producer established in 1928, which manufactures a variety of merchandise together with cake mixes and savoury sauces, in addition to providing plant-based and gluten-free choices.
Its imaginative and prescient is to be the go-to associate for meals manufacturers all over the world, turning concepts and creativity into sensible options. Its ardour for making life simpler for cooks and bakers is mirrored in its “merely intelligent” strapline.
To seek out out extra about Macphie, please go to: https://www.macphie.com/