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Fakenham chocolate factory creates 50 jobs

Production line at Kinnerton Confectionery, Fakenham Photo: ITV Anglia

A West Norfolk confectionery company has been awarded a contracted with Unilever to make a new type of chocolate for the well known ice-cream brand.

650 people are employed at Kinnerton Confectionery in Fakenham and now the company is looking to employ 50 new staff.The contract to make the new ice-cream style chocolates is a boost to the chocolate company which has in the past relied on seasonal production of easter eggs and advent calendar chocolates.

Production of new ice-cream style chocolates Credit: ITV Anglia

Conservative MP's Henry Bellingham (North West Norfolk) Chloe Smith (Norwich) and Keith Simpson (Broadland), were treated to a tour of the Kinnerton factory in Fakenham.

MP's have a tour of Kinnerton factory at Fakenham Credit: ITV Anglia