VIDEO: open day at bakery

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The firm behind Hovis staged an open day at its long-standing factory in Watnall this week.

The Wednesday initiative at Premier Foods’ base in Main Road was part of a scheme to tackle youth unemployment.

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It was part of Feeding Britain’s Future, led by research charity IGD. This give young people the opportunity to gain an insight into the world of work and learn new skills.

Gavin Darby, of Premier Foods, said backed the initiative and explained that the company had doubled its involvement in the scheme this year.