No sugar-coated pill will ease the anguish for those affected, all we can say to those of you who will be leaving is thank you so much for all you have given Eden and we hope you will depart feeling a great deal of pride in all you have achieved in creating a very special place, for now and for the future.
Eden currently has 445 full-time equivalent jobs. The job losses are planned across all areas of its operation.
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