New ethical trade role at Boston food producer

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Food preparation company Freshtime UK in Boston has introduced its first ethical trade role.

Richard Fletcher has been appointed to the role of Ethical Trade Officer, working alongside the firm’s Head of Corporate and Social Responsibility Mel Miles.

Originally from Boston, Richard previously worked for Fogarty in the town in a variety of roles since leaving school.

Richard will train to become a Quality Social Systems Auditor to equip him with the skills needed to work more closely with suppliers on the social systems the company has in place.

Freshtime’s Managing Director Mark Newton said: “We’re committed to doing the right thing in everything we do as a company and like to set an example to all of our partners and suppliers, to ensure they share the same beliefs and values.”