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The sale of the Dutch-owned meat processing facilities could affect farmers as well. Many are worried about the uncertainty over who might buy the business.
A Dutch company is selling it's UK food businesses, and unions fear that there could be job losses in Wales. Our business correspondent has more.
The Dutch company has confirmed that the plants for sale are in Sandycroft in Flintshire and Merthyr Tydfil where there are 1300 workers at each site. Over 600 workers are also employed at meat processing plants in Llangfeni and Gaerwen.
VION UK employers workers at meat processing plants on Anglesey and in Flintshire and Merthyr Tydfil. The company says it is confident they will be sold as a viable business.
The Dutch company, VION UK, has announced they are selling their UK businesses. The Unite union say over a thousand jobs in Wales could be at risk.
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Unions fear that thousands of workers could lose their jobs as a Dutch-owned food company puts its UK businesses up for sale.