Squash maker cutting home town ties

AOL Money Staff

Robinson's squash maker Britvic is to close its factory in the city where it was founded in the 19th century under plans to axe up to 400 jobs.

The group is cutting its ties with Chelmsford in Essex, where it was founded by a Victorian chemist making soft drinks, by closing a Fruit Shoot and J20 fruit drinks factory with about 230 job losses.%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%