350 workers could lose their jobs because the supermarket chain Asda has pulled a major order. Welsh Country Foods has started a ninety day consultation process with its staff at Gaerwen on Anglesey
Rob Shelley reports.
Jamie Pritchard, the Unite union officer for Welsh Country Foods, says workers are hopeful that Asda will decide against pulling out of its Welsh lamb order with them.
Asda, the supermarket chain, has said that it remains "committed to sourcing lamb from Wales".
It follows news that the company has pulled its order from Welsh Country Foods, putting 350 jobs at risk.
Asda said the decision "was not taken lightly."