Leamington Desserts goes into administration

A Warwickshire firm employing 166 staff has been placed into administration.

KPMG Restructuring has been appointed administrator to Leamington Desserts, in Leamington Spa. The firm is a subsidiary of Polestar Foods Limited.

A spokesman said the factory, which makes frozen desserts, had been operating at a loss for some time

KPMG said it would spend the next few days "stabilising" the business and looking for new buyers.

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