Furious exchanges have followed the Graf Mortgage Corporation’s failed bid to buy Vion’s Hall’s of Broxburn meat plant, West Lothian, with both parties accusing each other of providing misleading information.
Food manufacturers should switch to sustainable fish stocks from endangered ones and help to educate shoppers about making better buying decisons, delegates heard at a fishing industry seminar this week.
The md of a finance firm who made an unsuccessful bid to buy Hall’s meat plant in West Lothian and save its 1,700 jobs may consider legal action against the facility’s owner Dutch multi-national Vion Group.
“A sad day for Scotland,” was the verdict of the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (USDAW), after Vion UK confirmed yesterday (October 16) that it will close its Hall’s of Broxburn meat plant with the loss of 1,700 jobs.
The president of the Halal Food Authority (HFA) – which works with major manufacturers including Premier Foods and Kerry Foods – has mounted a staunch defence of his organisation after it came under fire for accrediting other businesses which critics...