30/11/2011

Pub Chain To Create 1,000 Jobs

A pub chain has revealed its plans to build nearly 25 new pubs next year and in a positive move the brewer will create 1,000 jobs.

Marston’s Pubs, a chain which already owns nearly 2,000 public houses across the UK, has revealed that it built 19 pubs last year and anticipates that it will build 25 pubs in 2012.

Marston’s, who brew Pedigree and Banks's ales, said that food sales were up and last year they sold 26million meals at an average price of £6. Pre-tax profits rose 54% to £80.8m for the company in 2011.

(LB)

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