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3,000 meat jobs saved

The owners of three meat processing plants in Wales say that more than 3,000 jobs have been safeguarded with its sale to a Birmingham based company. The Dutch firm Vion say they have agreed to sell the plant to 2 Sisters Food Group.

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Welsh Government welcomes meat processing plant deal

The Welsh Business Minister has welcomed a deal to save more than 3,000 jobs at three meat processing plants in Wales. Edwina Hart said that deal would help to sustain the future for the workers and the supply chain in Wales.

I welcome today's announcement that 2 Sisters is to acquire VION’s poultry and red meat businesses, which safeguards the future of their operations in Wales. We have been working closely with both VION and 2 Sisters to help secure this deal in order to sustain the future for the workers and the supply chain in Wales.

– Edwina Hart AM, Welsh Business Minister

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