Expanding pizza business to create more jobs

A Glasgow-based pizza business is to create 15 jobs as it expands and upgrades its production facility following a Regional Selective Assistance from Scottish Enterprise.

Family run business The Victor Pizza Company supplies products to the wholesale market.

It is understood to be the only pizza manufacturer to use seaweed in a range of bases in a bid to provide a healthy, balanced alternative to traditional dough.


The expansion includes plans to supply healthy bases and topped pizzas to schools, colleges, health boards and restaurants throughout the UK.

The Scottish Enterprise funding will allow the company to to invest in a new cooling system, upgrade its food preparation area and factory equipment.

Victor Pizza managing director Anne Marie Cairney said: “Our investment and the grant from Scottish Enterprise will increase our sales and productivity to help build our profile.

“Investing in the workforce is integral to the company’s success as a small family run business and we provide continuous training, pay the Glasgow Living Wage and provide quality jobs with opportunities for career progression and development.”

Victor Pizza works with MCR Pathways, Young Enterprise Scotland, schools and colleges to inspire young people from the local area to consider career opportunities in the food and drink industry.


Career Ready interns accompanied a recent visit by Scottish Enterprise to the pizza factory and learned about the food manufacturing industry first hand.

Michael Cannon, head of grant appraisal at Scottish Enterprise said: “Victor Pizza is a great example of an inclusive employer investing in its workforce.

“I am very pleased that Scottish Enterprise has provided an RSA grant and continued advice and support via the Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service to support their growth ambitions.

Building vibrant economic communities across Scotland, spreading wealth and wellbeing is identified as a key priority in our recently launched strategic framework,  Building Scotland’s   Future Today  and we look forward to working with Victor Pizza to bring inclusive, economic growth to the local community.”


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