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As a key supplier of malt ingredients, malt extracts and concentrates to the UK and international food industry markets, we always welcome the opportunity to contribute to industry news and insights.

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Latest news stories

Our latest news stories are featured below.

Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week 2017

This week   (6 – 10 March) is National Apprenticeship week. Over a period of time, EDME has taken on a number of apprentices and trainees – some now filling vital, full time, permanent roles in the business. These include site director Jason Powell who started his career at the company on a youth training scheme. That Read more…

Appointment of new sales manager, Ashley Clinton

EDME are pleased to announce the appointment of new sales manager Ashley Clinton. He will become the point of contact for customers who are experimenting, innovating, producing and selling in a growing market. Before joining EDME, Clinton worked with Sukrin, who produce natural, low sugar, low carb, gluten-free easy-to-bake mixes and ingredients. “Ashley’s experience with Read more…

BEHIND THE DOORS – Helping Produce the Right Ingredients For a Healthier Britain

  Behind the doors of every business there are many stories to tell.. In Mistley there’s a company whose products are relevant to everyone with an interest in a healthy diet – and everyone who is keen on supporting the local economy. It produces natural wholegrain ingredients and supplies them to bakers and food manufacturers Read more…

We’re hiring!

We have four vacancies available at EDME which are open until 13th January 2017. Follow this link for further details: 

AA Rating for Wholegrain Ingredient Producer

EDME has reason to celebrate. The company has just been given the highest possible marks for an announced audit in the British Retail Consortium’s global food standard award. “The AA rating from BRC is a tribute to the work of the team,” says sales director, Mike Carr. He says the hoops companies go through to Read more…

160 Years Commemorated With Cake, Biscuits and an Oak Tree!

The Mistley Norman Primary School has just commemorated its 160th anniversary – with the help of employees  from wholegrain ingredient producer EDME. Members of the team held a raffle to raise money for the school to mark the occasion, asking what the children would like – and what would last over time. The request came Read more…

Right Ingredients for Acorn Village Christmas Market

Preparations are in full swing for the Christmas Market & The Magical Land in Mistley this Saturday. The event is at Acorn Village in Clacton Road from 10am to 2pm – and is welcome to all. The event promises to get you in the festive spirit; allow you to start your Christmas shopping; and provide Read more…

Family clocks up 200 years of service

Carol Townes joined the food ingredients company Edme in 1983 as a production worker, working her way up to move from the factory to become a purchasing supervisor.  Now Carol is retiring, but her family’s link to the company very much remains. Both past and present, she has had a total of nine family members, Read more…

35 years and 10 billion loaves later, Sue Reeve retires from Edme

After 35 years, Sue Reeve has retired from malted ingredients company Edme. In 1981, Sue joined Edme on a six-week contract. Far from outstaying her welcome, she has been a valuable member of the team, and one who will be missed. Dealing with customer requirements is clearly a special talent of Sue’s. She has been Read more…

It’s Barley, it’s Naked and it’s Back in Britain

It’s been 80 years since naked barley was grown in Britain and well over 100 years since it was grown in significant quantities. In the quest for new ingredients with high nutritional values, it has now been re-introduced into the country.  The first commercial crop this century has just been harvested – and it won’t Read more…

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