Mars to invest £23m in Norfolk factory expansion

Mars Food is to invest £23m in the expansion of its factory in King's Lynn, Norfolk by early next year, with the creation of up to 30 jobs.

The expansion, which will be completed early next year, will increase production lines making Uncle Ben’s Ready to Heat rice products. The site also manufactures Dolmio products.

The news comes after the opening on Friday of a new £6m office complex at the plant by environment secretary and South West Norfolk MP Elizabeth Truss. The new office facilities included a new canteen and gymnasium