Priti Patel MP pops into outstanding local business in Witham

Posted on: 25th January 2019 Category: Local News

Witham MP, Priti Patel, popped into Retrocorn today, a Witham based popcorn business.

Managing Director, Greg Taylor, set up the confectionary business in his grandmother’s kitchen five years ago and it is a real local success story. Greg is celebrating securing Retrocorn’s first UK supermarket contract with Ocado and has big plans for the future growth of his business.

Retrocorn’s exciting and innovative popcorn flavours include rhubarb and custard, strawberries and cream, cola cube and lemon and lime.

Priti said:

“It was a pleasure to visit the Retrocorn factory in Witham today and I am delighted to see this outstanding local business go from strength to strength. Retrocorn is a clear example of the entrepreneurial spirit we have here in Essex and a model for local budding entrepreneurs.

“I commend Greg on his exciting plans to grow and expand his business into new outlets and markets both at home in the UK and abroad. I look forward to supporting Greg to make these plans become a reality.”

Managing Director, Greg Taylor, said:

“It was great to meet Priti today at our factory in Witham, Essex. We discussed my business in depth and she has kindly offered to help in any way she can. I look forward to coming to Parliament in the coming months and meeting more contacts that will hopefully help grow my business even further.”


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