MP William Hague has officially opened a new bottling line at soft drinks business Radnor Hills Mineral Water.
William Watkins, managing director and founder of Radnor Hills, said: "I'm absolutely delighted that William Hague was able to come here and open
our new plant. Radnor Hills currently produces over 175 million bottles a year and employs 144 people. This new line will enable us to increase our capacity to 250 million."
Founded in 1988, Radnor Hills produces water and soft drinks for foodservice, education, retail and on-trade markets. Its product William Hague opens Radnor bottling plant range includes mineral water, tonics, flavoured waters, juices and premium pressés. With a turnover of £26m, Radnor is one of the largest businesses in mid-Wales.
Hague said: "This is an outstanding example of a successful British business manufacturing a range of world-beating soft drinks, employing talented local people and using the best locally sourced produce."
Radnor will be taking some of its drinks brands around the UK later this year in a series of national and local food festivals. Its roadshow is designed to give potential customers the chance to taste and try drinks.