our story

who we are

We bake some of the UK’s best loved sweet and savoury biscuits and cakes, including national favourites such as McVitie’s Digestives, McVitie’s Jaffa Cakes, Jacob’s Cream Crackers, Carr’s Table Water biscuits and go ahead! With a strong culture of innovation, we’re continually developing new snack brands alongside our more familiar names.

Although we’re a big organisation, with seven manufacturing facilities, a distribution centre and five office locations and sell our products in more than 130 countries, we’re still a family business. We want everyone in our family to succeed and thrive. And most of all, we believe in spreading the pladis happiness. If you want to to pursue an exciting and challenging career, working with iconic brands and bringing happy moments to our customers, then this is the place for you:

  • There has never been a more exciting time to join our company, a leading biscuits and confectionery business as we invest heavily in our brands, infrastructure and people
  • We are a major player in the core biscuits and confectionary market with clear and ambitious plans to grow our brands and market share
  • We employ industry recognised experts who are passionate about creating and delivering great products for our global consumers
  • We pride ourselves on the development of our people and are therefore looking for individuals that we can grow with our global business
  • We recognise and reward people who demonstrate the right behaviours and deliver great results

Excited? You should be! Take a look at our current job opportunities. To find out more about our business, visit the pladis site –

Did you know?

More than 98% of UK households buy our products.

On average, households buy 103 packs of biscuits a year.

We make up 40% of the everyday sweet biscuit market.

We produce iconic biscuits such as McVitie's Digestives, Rich Tea, Hobnobs, Carr's Table Water and Jacob's Cream Crackers.

Jacob's is the number 1 savoury biscuit brand in the UK.

We've invested millions in manufacturing capacity and packaging speed to bring the nation their favourite biscuits even more quickly.

If you laid the 750 million Jaffa Cakes eaten each year end to end, they'd reach from London to Australia and back.

We eat 56 million packets of McVitie's Digestives in the UK each year – that's 52 Digestives every second!

We're a nation of biscuit lovers – we eat biscuits more than six billion times a year.

Our biscuits are some of the greenest in the world.

We're pladis. We build big things from little moments of happiness.