On Monday 15th July, 2013, Muntons the UK malt manufacturer hosted the 30th Newstalk AGM at the Stowmarket site in Suffolk which was then followed by a tour of the manufacturing areas and tastings at Muntons development facility the Centre for Excellence.
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A long serving Director of Muntons, the late Archie Elkes, was heavily involved at committee level with the Newstalk organisation from the beginning 30 years ago and in recognition of this Muntons are pleased to be able to continue to support their activities.
The visit to Muntons was attended by 30 members of the Newstalk organisation which included Lesley Mayes, the Chair of Mid Suffolk Council, Kay Oakes, the Mayor of Needham market and Gerard Brewster, the Mayor of Stowmarket. A team of Muntons employees from various parts of the organisation conducted the Muntons site tour.
Alan Ridealgh Managing Director of Muntons commented “These evening tours would not be possible without the support of the Muntons staff. It is a great opportunity to share their knowledge and passion about the company; the products that Muntons make and the finished products that benefit from Muntons malted ingredients.”