July 8th, 2021   |  
Author: Neil Shaefer   |  
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Finding out he’d been successfully appointed as SK Chilled Food’s newest Development Chef was an early birthday present for 25-year-old Jack Hunter. The chef was given the good news of his appointment the day before his birthday and was officially part of the team just three days later! Jack comes with an impressive pedigree having […]

June 3rd, 2021   |  
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If you are in one of the large UK supermarkets and you see someone rearranging the shelves in the chilled aisle who is not a member of staff, chances are it will be Lydia Akrami. That’s because our NPD Manager is a perfectionist when it comes to our products. She explains: “I get a real […]

March 12th, 2021   |  
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Rebecca Storey has always enjoyed cooking and science, so she decided to combine the two to make the perfect job. The 23-year-old joined SK as a Development Technologist (DT) in December 2019 after completing a degree in food science and engineering. This followed a placement at SK when she was at university which gave her […]

November 13th, 2020   |  
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It’s fair to say that Simon Chambers would have an easier job if he could see into the future, but although he hasn’t got that this particular super-power just yet, he still has the task to predict what’s about to happen. In his case, this involves an awful lot of data and market analysis along […]

March 17th, 2020   |  
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In response to concerns regarding Coronavirus Covid-19. SK Chilled Foods remain committed to our trading partners and are continuing to take orders and manufacture products to ensure availability across the country. We are working closely with our suppliers and customers to keep food moving quickly through the system to ensure our customer’s shelves are stocked. […]

February 27th, 2020   |  
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My day in the SK development kitchen always starts with a very important job – making a coffee. Us chefs love coffee. When you have worked in a restaurant during a service, it’s what keep you going. Since becoming a development chef with SK three years ago, I have managed to get a handle on […]

January 18th, 2019   |  
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Julie Knight describes herself as a Social Worker, Headmistress and friend to her colleagues at SK Foods. Or they are the roles she undertakes during any ‘typical’ day in her role as Head of HR for SK Chilled Foods, if indeed such a thing exists! She equates the workforce at SK to one big family […]

February 9th, 2018   |  
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Mention Christmas to anyone in February and you would get a funny look, but at this time of year John Parker is already full of festive spirit. That’s because in his role as a Commercial Manager at SK Chilled Foods, he is already planning for Christmas 2018. This month, for instance, he has already met […]

October 20th, 2017   |  
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When you have ‘High Risk’ in your job title, you know what you do has to be taken seriously. And as a High Risk Supervisor working at our South Bank site, that’s exactly what Paul Dales does. Paul’s role is to ensure that all the correct procedures are being followed in relation to food safety […]

October 6th, 2017   |  
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Adam McFarlane is part of the “Food Police” at SK Foods. That’s his own definition of the role he undertakes as a Quality Assurance (QA) Auditor, based at our South Bank site. Adam is responsible for ensuring that all the correct procedures are being followed in the production of our food. This covers everything from […]