Cornish pasty manufacturer Proper Cornish has launched a big recruitment drive.

The company is already a major employer in Bodmin with a current workforce of 210 and is looking to add a further 40 new permanent positions, as it ramps up production volume by 44%.

MD Paul Saunders said “At Proper Cornish we have extensive growth plans, and it is exciting to be able to bring valuable new jobs to Bodmin.

“Having a good reputation as a caring employer we go the extra mile to ensure we provide a great colleague experience.”