What More UK, the market leader and brand leader in the housewares sector, has received a visit from Graham Stuart MP Minister for Exports, to discuss the firm’s ongoing commitment to exporting British made goods.
The respected housewares manufacturer enjoys a great reputation based on its commercial success and commitment to corporate social responsibility.
Leaders of the company spotted an opportunity to capitalise on the perception that British made products are built to the highest quality standards. This year the company reached a brilliant milestone, they now export to 75 countries. What More has continued to champion brand UK and as a result they have achieved impressive growth figures.
The ministerial visit will be a great boost for What More. The minister spent time talking to staff at the firm and discussing its ongoing commitment to sell goods made in the UK to overseas markets.
Staff at What More UK were also pleased to welcome Paul Stowers Head of UK Regions for North West at the Department for International Trade, Sara Britcliffe MP for Hyndburn and Haslingden, and Antony Higginbotham MP for Burnley.
Paul Stowers explained about the visit:
“Exports are vital to the UK economy, and now we’ve left the EU that importance will grow.
“What More UK is a company that has continuously opened up new markets for its products overseas. They’ve dealt with the challenges of exporting and been very successful at it. We’ve come here to support What More and discus export strategies that will benefit the entire country.”
Company Director Tony Grimshaw, said:
“We’re extremely honoured to have had this visit from our MPs and the Minister for Export. He was very interested to hear all about our export strategy and how we plan to move forward in the future.
“Our products are made in Britain and proud to fly the flag in 75 countries.”
Sara Britcliffe, MP for Hyndburn and Haslingden, commented:
“We’re proud to have a world class manufacturer like What More UK in Hyndburn.”
Antony Higginbotham, MP for Burnley, added:
“I’m passionate about helping our brilliant local businesses make the most of the exciting exporting opportunities available to us, building on the reputation that Made In Britain has.”
What More UK produces housewares of all kinds, from home storage to around the sink items, laundry and outdoor gardenware like planters and window boxes. During lockdown What More’s bakeware range has proved extremely popular.
What More’s products are available in all major supermarkets in Britain, 1600 independent retailers around the UK, DIY chains and wholesales. What More exports to a further 75 countries around the world, making them a truly global brand proudly based in Lancashire.
For more information about What More UK please visit www.whatmoreuk.com