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Why work with us?

 

Here at Belazu, we have a brilliant team of colleagues who work together to develop, test, produce, pack, store, sell, and deliver the very finest ingredients to the most creative kitchens in the UK. As a team we are creative, honest, passionate, customer focussed, kind, respectful and accountable.

 

We are diverse in thought, appearance, culture and belief but we share common goals of excellence, customer care and ethical business practice.

 

This is a stable, principled business, part of the family owned William Jackson Food Group. We are committed to the London Living Wage, B Corp certified and recognised as Gold Standard Investors in People.

 

Join Us, be part of our growth.

Types of jobs available

There are loads of different aspects of Belazu that you can get involved in! Below are listed the different teams within Belazu, all an essential part of our mission to bring inspiration and flavour to every table without compromise!

 

Award-winning employers

 

Employee welfare and development has always been a focus at Belazu. In 2019 we celebrated this with The Employer of The Year at The Grocer Gold Awards. We are proud of being a London Living Wage Employer and achieving a Gold accreditation of Investors in People. Everyone working at Belazu has their own personal development plan, which includes a foodie experience, internal and external voluntary activities, interdepartmental activities, and training to develop professional skills.

 

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The Journey Matters – Product, Planet and People

 

In the Spring of 2015, we launched our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative, ‘The Journey Matters’ to provide fresh, goal-driven focus to our sustainability efforts. The initiative is based on three core pillars: Product, Planet and People.

 

It promotes positive change through sustainability and social engagement, values which have been embedded in all our processes and communication since 1991, the beginning of Belazu. To accomplish our CSR goals, we work together with our suppliers, customers and employees.

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We are proud to be B-Corp!

 

The way we do things at Belazu doesn’t always make sense. To this day we still hand mix our olives, rather than using a machine that could damage them. We make small batch Pestos with fresh basil that is grown under the Italian sunshine, not basil that is grown in polytunnels. Our quest for the best flavour, ingredients and suppliers means we don’t always take the simplest, or cheapest option, which can seem at odds with a traditional business mentality.

 

What does make sense to us is that business can be used as a force for good. From the moment our co-founder George came back across the channel with a van full of olives and big dreams, sustainability and social engagement have always been weaved into our business goals. So, it is with much excitement that we have joined the B-Corp™ community as a company who meet the highest standards of social and environmental performance.

What's in it for you?

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  • Training and Development opportunities for all

  • Pension

  • Internal awards

  • Reward platform with retail discounts on groceries, holidays and many more high street facilities

  • Employee assistance platform including GP

  • Long Service Rewards

  • 33 Days Holiday pa (including Bank Holidays)

  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Support

  • Discounts on our own range of deliciousness

  • Cycle to Work Scheme

  • Childcare Vouchers

  • Volunteer Days

  • Employee Resource Groups

  • Discretionary bonus throughout the business