NWF Gender Pay Gap Report 2018

NWF is a leading manufacturer of fresh convenient food. We supply retailers and food service companies with prepared salads, prepared fruit, coleslaw and potato salad, dressed salads, and fresh food to go products.


We are an employer required by law to carry out Gender Pay Reporting under the Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017. The information below is based on the requirement date of 5th April 2018.

At this date NWF employed 1,188 people (29% women and 71% men)


NWF is experiencing continued growth and this is achieved thanks to our brilliant people and inclusive culture that values contribution from women and men. At NWF we are committed to rewarding people fairly and our pay decisions are based on market data and individual performance.


Pay and Bonus difference between women and men

at 5 April 2018


Proportion of employees receiving a bonus

in 12 months preceding 5 April 2018


Under Gender Pay Gap guidelines, commission, profit share and refer a friend payments are defined as bonus payments. In 2017-2018, there were zero payments made for profit share and commission, 28 employees were eligible for refer a friend payments of which, 5 were female and 23 were male, resulting in the statistics demonstrated above.


Proportion of males / females in each quartile pay band

at 5 April 2018


I confirm that the data reported is accurate


Colin Smith

Chief Executive Officer

1st January 2019