Ambassador Johnson Tours Heinz factory in Kitt Green

U.S. Ambassador Johnson and Luis Spinardi of Heinz 20 May 2019

On Monday, May 20, 2019, Ambassador Johnson toured the Kraft Heinz Company factory in Wigan, Greater Manchester.

U.S. Ambassador Johnson Tours the Heinz Kitt Green site

Ambassador Johnson met with the Kitt Green executive leadership team as well as production employees while viewing the advanced innovations in this state-of-the-art facility.


This American owned factory employs over 1,200 people and has strong historical roots in Wigan, having been manufacturing in the area for 60 years.

Heinz played a significant role in both World Wars, supplying British, Canadian and U.S. personnel- including D-Day operations


Ambassador Johnson also left with a small gift from the factory in case he was peckish on the journey home!

Ambassador Johnson receives a small gift from the Kitt Green factory. L-to-R: J Brockley, S Lawson, US Ambassador, L Spinardi