The new centre at Greenside, Bradford, will allow retailer to develop new food lines

Morrisons has opened a new on-site innovation centre at its Greenside fresh food manufacturing operation.

Morrisons' Greenside Innovation Centre

Morrisons’ Greenside Innovation Centre

Costing £1.4m, the new Greenside Innovation Centre was officially opened with the unveiling of a plaque by the leader of Bradford Council, Councillor Susan Hinchcliffe and Mayor of West Yorkshire, Tracy Brabin.

The centre features a new state-of-the-art development and showcase kitchen that will support the growth of Greenside and the wider Morrisons manufacturing division, Myton Food Group. The innovation centre will allow the site to showcase the group’s existing food lines and develop new products to present to prospective customers.

Rami Baitiéh, chief executive of Morrisons, said: “We’re pleased to officially open our Greenside Innovation Centre here in the city of Bradford. At Morrisons we are proud food makers and we are always exploring ways in which we can showcase our expertise and develop new and exciting opportunities to take our products to a wider market.”

Morrisons Greenside is a 400,000 sq ft manufacturing site, employing a team of 1,400 and producing 277m packs of fresh food products across 44 production lines.