Confectionery giant Nestlé Rowntree has revealed that it is axing 275 jobs as part of a review of its confectionery business.

The company said that 234 jobs would go from its head office in York, with the remaining losses from the company’s facility at Fawdon, Tyne & Wear. It is also transferring production of its Munchies brand from York to Fawdon as part of the restructure.