Cawston press appoints New Operations Director


Experts in pressed juice, Cawston Press, is delighted to announce the hire of newly appointed operations director, Jeeten Poonit. Former UK & Europe Head of Procurement in Agriculture & Ingredients at Pladis Global, Jeeten will lead the soft drinks brand’s next phase of growth whilst working on its new ‘Pressing For Better’ strategy.

Jeeten brings 30+ years of food and drink experience working across companies including Godiva Chocolatier, Britvic and Diageo, specialising in procurement category management, sourcing and supplier development and SRM. The new appointment comes alongside the launch of the Cawston Press’ ‘Pressing For Better’ sustainability action plan, which Jeeten will be heavily involved in implementing. The plan consists of 10 clear commitments for people and the planet, focused on supporting climate action, good health & well-being and responsible consumption and production, including working towards net zero and reducing wastage.

“Jeeten holds a wealth of experience in the food and drinks category and we are thrilled to have him join the Cawston Press family” says Steve Kearns, Managing Director at Cawston Press. “We look forward to welcoming Jeeten as we continue to make Cawston Press a loved, household favourite, whilst implementing our ‘Pressing For Better’ strategy across each touchpoint of the brand”

Cawston Press has been making quality pressed juice since 1986, and is known for its range of best-selling Sparkling Juice Drinks, as well as its Pressed Juices and Fruit Waters. Cawston Press prides itself on making great-tasting soft drinks using quality ingredients, with no hidden sweeteners, no added sugar, no shortcuts and not from concentrate.