HG Blake employs over 50 people. As an Norfolk employer we strive to maintain a sustainable future for our employees and producers, and for the good of our local economy.
Andrew joined HG Blake in 1987 as the manager of one of two abattoirs owned by the company. In 1997 Andrew was appointed Managing Director, and along with his team, has worked closely with the customers and producers to source and sell a product of high quality to each individuals specifications. Andrew actively encourages customers and suppliers to visit the plant to show them how the company operates.
Alongside running the company Andrew has pedigree herd of Simmental cattle and blue Texel sheep.
In addition to managing HG Blake, and it’s 50 staff, Andrew runs a small family farm breeding pedigree Simmental cattle and blue Texel sheep, and two butchers shops.
In 2016 Bob was appointed as General Manager of HG Blake to assist Andrew and the team to develop and grow the company.
Graduated the University of Veterinary Medicine ‘’Ion Ionescu de la Brad’’ in Romania and worked as a vet in a practice for 3 years working with both small and large animals. In 2010 moved to Denmark working for a veterinary group servicing large area of farmers.
In Holland Vlad worked for an animal feed company suppling feed to livestock farms in the country, also giving advice to farm units on husbandry and use of equipment.
In 2014 registered with Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and started working as a Meat Hygiene Inspector working in numerous locations across the UK.
In 2016 transferred his skills to train and work for MLC (Meat and Livestock Commission). Where he gained an in-depth knowledge of carcase classification, this has given Vlad the knowledge to pass on to suppliers on how best to finish livestock.
In November 2017 joined the HG Blake team to work on Technical Department as Technical Manager
Jason has been the main part of the sales team for numerous years, and ensures that customers are supplied the right quality product for their individual requirements.
Jason has a background of working in the meat industry, working for local processing plants and retail butchers, and therefore has a vast knowledge of the industry.
After over 30 years working for a major Network, Collection and Delivery company running Fleet and Logistics operation in London and East Anglia, Rob has joined HG Blake as Transport Manager.
His knowledge from within the various aspects of Fleet Operations will assist HG Blake to keep up with the latest technologies and systems required to keep vehicles operational and drivers on the road, and will be able to advise on all legal aspects of running a modern fleet of vehicles. He also brings an IOSH (Institute of Occupational Safety and Health) qualification so he can advise on yard operations on site.
Having worked on the maintenance side of the Logistics Operation for the past 5 years he will liaise with workshop operators to ensure that Vehicles and Trailers are properly serviced, and repairs are completed promptly.
His experience in these operations will move HG Blake forward as new technologies and operating strategies in Fleet and Logistics are developed in the modern transport business.