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Our Company


A manufacturer and packer of alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages, Hereford Contract Canning also has a respected heritage of producing fine quality ciders and soft drinks, in partnership with sister company Herefordshire Cider Company (HCC) Ltd.

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Our Company


A manufacturer and packer of alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages, Hereford Contract Canning also has a respected heritage of producing fine quality ciders and soft drinks, in partnership with sister company Herefordshire Cider Company (HCC) Ltd.

 

Hereford Contract Canning is a manufacturer and packer of alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages.

Our founders have many decades of combined experience in the drinks industry, having created and managed dozens of brands as marketeers and brand owners, helped develop own label or tertiary brands and assisted in product development as manufacturers and producers.

HCC is run by an experienced and skilled team with an ethos of putting the customer’s aspirations at the heart of everything they do and a commitment to delivering on our promises.

HCC, which also has a respected heritage of producing fine quality ciders and soft drinks, in partnership with sister company Herefordshire Cider Company (HCC) Ltd, is one of only two dedicated contract canning services in the UK and was set up to answer the growing demand from brand owners and major retailers for up-to-the-minute, efficient, responsive, flexible beverage canning.

HCC’s customer base includes numerous major retailers and well-known brand owners.  Our newest initiative is packaging ale for craft brewers.

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HCC continue to grow by fostering a forward looking, customer-focused ethos and by investing in the best people, facilities and technologies.

A major new investment is planned in the form of a high speed line capable of handling even more high volume contracts. This investment is testament to the success of HCC, which has rapidly established its reputation for excellent service, and provides further evidence of our commitment to continued growth and development.

 

Meet The Team


Hereford Contract Canning is run by a skilled team with many years of experience in the food and drink industry.

Meet The Team


Hereford Contract Canning is run by a skilled team with many years of experience in the food and drink industry.

 
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Richard Leach

Site Director

Over 25 years experience in the Food and Drinks Industry within the area of Production, Quality and Continuous Improvement. Lean Sigma Green Belt, MBA Diploma, BSc Hons. Companies worked for include Glaxo SmithKline, Faccenda Group and Heineken.

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Jonathan Pitt

Engineering Manager

Over 15 years experience in the Drinks Industry within the area of Engineering and Production. Companies worked for include Heineken, Special Metals.

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Christian Jones

Supply Chain Manager

Over 20 years experience in the Food and Drinks Industry in the area of Logistics and Supply Chain. Companies worked for include Muller Dairies, Bulmers, Scottish & Newcastle and Heineken.

 

Rod Phillips

Quality Manager

Over 30 years experience in the Food and Drinks Industry within the area of Technical and Quality Assurance. Companies worked for include H.P. Bulmer, Robertsons Preserves and Heineken.

 

Dave Turner

Manufacturing Manager

Over 35 years experience in the Food and Drinks Industry within the area of Manufacturing and Packaging, Technical and Quality and Continuous Improvement. Companies worked for include Heineken, Knights Cider, Westons and H.P. Bulmer.

 
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Vision and Values


HCC has an ethos of putting the customer’s contract canning aspirations at the heart of everything they do.

Vision and Values


HCC has an ethos of putting the customer’s contract canning aspirations at the heart of everything they do.

 

Positive, innovative, committed to excellence, we like to say

“Yes! We can!”

We aim for strong and lasting customer relationships. We listen. We meet your aspirations and deliver on our promises.

 

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Our company answers the growing demand from brand owners and major retailers for up-to-the-minute, efficient, responsive, flexible beverage canning.

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Our company answers the growing demand from brand owners and major retailers for up-to-the-minute, efficient, responsive, flexible beverage canning.

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