Greencore staff to take weekly Covid-19 tests

Chief executive Patrick Coveney says the food firm is thriving in spite of pandemic, due to strategic expansion and the collapse of a key competitor

31st January, 2021
Greencore staff to take weekly Covid-19 tests
Greencore sandwich preparation facility in England

Greencore, the Irish consumer foods maker, has said the majority of its staff in Britain will take weekly tests for Covid-19.

Patrick Coveney, the company’s chief executive, said last week that some 80 per cent of staff at its key food manufacturing sites would undergo weekly lateral flow tests for the virus.

He also said he supported efforts to have workers in the food industry moved up on the list of essential employees to...

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