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Unions and managers at the giant Avana Bakery in Newport have been in talks over plans to shed nearly four hundred jobs. The news follows months of uncertainty about the future of the site.
Unions have promised to fight for every job, as our business correspondent Carole Green reports.
Councillors in Newport say they're disappointed by news that the Avana Bakeries in Rogerstone are to cut nearly 400 jobs. James Crichton-Smith reports.
Councillors and representatives in Newport have tweeted their disappointment at the news that reportedly 390 jobs are to go at the Avana Bakery site in Rogerstone.
Up to 390 jobs could be at risk at a Newport bakery, just weeks after it was bought by a new owner.
Avana Bakeries in Rogerstone was at risk of closure earlier this year after losing its contract with Marks and Spencer. It was bought by Food Utopia Limited last month. There are reports jobs could now be at risk again.
Cllr Chris Evans, who represents Rogerstone on Newport City Council tweeted his concerns.